Susan P. Nelson

Susan P. Nelson age 67, of Yankton, SD and formerly of Lamberton, MN died on January 12, 2023, in Yankton, SD.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton and will continue on Thursday from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton, MN.

Service will be held at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on Thursday at 1:00 pm

The clergy will be Pastor Dani Jo Bierwagen. Interment will be at a later date in the Lamberton Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Sue was born to Burdette and Doris (Hass) Nelson on March 17, 1955. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church in Storden, MN. Sue graduated from Storden-Jeffers High School in 1973. Sue was married to Steve Neperman from 1974 to 1993. She had two sons Christopher Steven and Matthew Howard. She was employed at Sharpsteen’s Fairway, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Meadowland Farmer’s Co-Op, Graff Insurance, and Elevator Works, Inc. Sue was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Lamberton Cemetery Association. Sue enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading, doing yard work, and mowing at the cemetery. In June 2021, Sue moved to Yankton, SD to be near her sister and family. She attended Christ the King Lutheran Church where she made many friends.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, her son Matthew, and brother-in-law Dave Bergendahl. She is survived by her son Christopher Neperman, grandchildren – Madison and Noah, and great granddaughter Nola, sisters and brothers – Sherri Bergendahl, Nancy (Gerry) Johnson, Steve (Wanda) Nelson, Marsha (Mike) Underwood, Dave (Dawn) Nelson, and nieces and nephews.