Arden John Nelson, 86, died April 29, 2011, at Indian River Medical Center.
He was born in Brainerd, Minn. and lived in Vero Beach since 2010, coming from Huntington, N.Y. He worked as a schoolteacher for 33 years in the Bellmore-Merrick School District in New York.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Rosemary; and son, Jeffrey Nelson, of Vero Beach.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. May 4 at Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home, Vero Beach.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. May 5 at Cox Gifford Seawinds.
Interment will follow at South Florida National Cemetery, Lakeworth.