Dustin D. Nelson was born Aug. 22, 1988, in Sioux City, the son of Rodney G. and Judy (Tomlinson) Hoffman. He grew up in Sioux City and moved to Le Mars about six years ago. He was currently employed by 3 Little Pigs Hog Confinement.
Dustin enjoyed hunting, fishing, mechanics and spending time with his boys. He was a fan of the St. Louis Rams.
Survivors include his fiancée, Justine Reuter of Le Mars; two sons, Ethan and Jayden Nelson at home; his father, Rodney Hoffman of Akron; his mother, Judy Nelson of Le Mars; three sisters, Kayla Nelson and her fiancé, Jordon Jurgensen of Le Mars, Megan Nelson and Cassandra Nelson of Sioux City; four brothers, Lawrence Hoffman of Akron, Austin Nelson of Le Mars, Brice Hoffman of Akron and Chance Hoffman of Akron; maternal grandparents:, Marrill and Margaret Tomlinson of Sioux City; paternal grandfather: Carl Nelson of Westfield; paternal grandparents, Ronald and Judy Hoffman of Elk Point, S.D.; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Margaret Nelson, and uncle, Randi Nelson; great-grandparents, Clifford and Elva Tomlinson, Mike and Margaret Boyle, Donald and Violet Clabaugh, Harry Nelson and Mable (Nelson) Kobernus and her husband, Louie.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thusday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, with the Rev. Laurice Streyffeler officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, rural Le Mars. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Mark Sturgeon, Josh Hanks, Lawrence Hoffman, Dale Timmermon, Rodney Hoffman and Jordon Jurgensen. Honorary Ppallbearers will be Ethan Nelson, Jayden Nelson, Austin Nelson, Brice Hoffman, Chance Hoffman and Cody Hanks.
Memorials may be made in his name to: for the welfare of his two young sons.
Condolences may be sent online to www.meyerbroschapels.com.