In Honor of Danny Nelson

$60,777 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 809 people in 32 months
Dana Gustafson
on behalf of Rachel Nelson
 PRINCETON, IL
On October 11, 2016 Danny Nelson was in a fatal car accident leaving behind his wife of 3 years, Rachel, and six-month old daughter, Sadie. This fund is set up in honor of Danny in hopes of providing support for Rachel and Sadie. The funds will be given to Rachel to use by her discretion whether for funeral expenses or educational costs for Sadie in the future. Danny was a loving husband, doting father,  beloved son and brother, and loved the Lord. On behalf of Rachel and Sadie, thank you in advance for anything you are willing to contribute.
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I can't put into words how grateful, thankful and humbled I am by everyone's generosity. Thank you SO very much for being a beacon of light in the darkest time in our lives. This is a situation no one expects they will have to face in their lifetime, but as the days go by I realize Sadie and I are not alone. I wish more than anything we could get our family back, but I also feel love and support from the most amazing community. Your kind words remind me how loved Danny was and I'm so blessed to have been able to share my life with him. He lives on through our baby girl. Thank you for keeping us in your prayers.
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It's hard to believe in two days people from near and far have come together to show so much love and support and have raised nearly $50,000 for Danny's girls. In times when it is difficult to find words, when the world seems to have so much negative in it, it is gestures and generosity like that expressed by each and everyone of you that brings hope and shows the goodness still left in humanity. Words don't even cover the depth of gratitude felt by the friends and family members of Danny. Today and tomorrow, when services are taking place, please keep Rachel, Sadie, Wanda, Laura, and all Danny's close friends and family in your prayers. While we would all rather have Danny here, the outpouring of love from friends and strangers has helped show just how loved Danny was and how loved his girls are. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
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This is phenomenal, everyone!! Thank you thank you thank you!!! Let's keep this going and just pour love over this family. Your compassion and care are evident. Thank you so much!!
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The generosity of everyone has been overwhelming! Hoping to reach our goal and exceed it at this rate! Thank you for your giving hearts!!! Keep sharing to spread the word. You all are wonderful.
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Fonda Bohm
32 months ago
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Keeping you and your precious little girl in my prayers!

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Nancy Hope Rapp
32 months ago
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My heart is broken for this beautiful family. A tragedy makes us all stop to realize how precious life is. Sending prayers and hugs.

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Norma Ross
32 months ago

likeSᴛᴀʀᴛ ᴡᴏʀᴋɪɴɢ ғʀᴏᴍ ʜᴏᴍᴇ! Gʀᴇᴀᴛ ᴊᴏʙ ғᴏʀ sᴛᴜᴅᴇɴᴛs, sᴛᴀʏ-ᴀᴛ-ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴍᴏᴍs ᴏʀ ᴀɴʏᴏɴᴇ ɴᴇᴇᴅɪɴɢ ᴀɴ ᴇxᴛʀᴀ ɪɴᴄᴏᴍᴇ... Yᴏᴜ ᴏɴʟʏ ɴᴇᴇᴅ ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴜᴛᴇʀ ᴀɴᴅ ᴀ ʀᴇʟɪᴀʙʟᴇ ɪɴᴛᴇʀɴᴇᴛ ᴄᴏɴɴᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ... Mᴀᴋᴇ $90 ʜᴏᴜʀʟʏ ᴀɴᴅ ᴜᴘ ᴛᴏ $15000 ᴀ ᴍᴏɴᴛʜ ʙʏ ғᴏʟʟᴏᴡɪɴɢ ʟɪɴᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ʙᴏᴛᴛᴏᴍ ᴀɴᴅ sɪɢɴɪɴɢ ᴜᴘ... Yᴏᴜ ᴄᴀɴ ʜᴀᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ғɪʀsᴛ ᴄʜᴇᴄᴋ ʙʏ ᴛʜᴇ ᴇɴᴅ ᴏғ ᴛʜɪs ᴡᴇᴇᴋ... Go to the web:: ╚═►╚═► ╚═►╚═► ╚═► ╚═►╚═►WWW.Buzzjob40.C­O­M

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Patti Atherton
32 months ago

Dear Wanda, so sorry for the loss of your son... Words can't express.... His wife and sweet little girl, so beautiful.. May the LOVE OF JESUS CARESS YOU and give you PEACE!

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Dan Sale
32 months ago

Wanda, Rachel and Sadie and family, you have our deepest sympathy. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

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Lori Boekeloo
32 months ago

Praise God for the generous outpouring of kind souls. This number is a direct reflection of Danny, his character, the love that people had for him and the impact HE made in this world. Turn your heartbreak into pride Wanda....you and Tom did an awesome job as parents and examples. Rachel, feel blessed that you had such an awesome husband and that he left such a legacy to his daughter. She will always know that her Daddy was dear to the hearts of many.

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Felix Felde
32 months ago

God bless you all for the outpouring of love and support for a member of the Martin family. I've worked with a lot of different companies during my career, some of them massive corporations, and I've never seen anything like this.

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Pam Pedego
32 months ago

May God bring you comfort.

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Pam Pedego
32 months ago

This is heartbreaking. I am so sorry and pray for your family. May God bring you conform.

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Denise Gromm
32 months ago

My heart and prayers go out to this family as well as to all who knew Danny. May God wrap his arms around each and every one of you and comfort you in your time of need. God bless you all.

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Heather Hochstatter
32 months ago

This is amazing Keep this going!

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Heidi Fossum-Anderson
32 months ago

We pray for comfort and peace at the this trying time.

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Carla Carder Ogorzalek
32 months ago

Thoughts & Prayers with family & friends

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Angelica Mathews
32 months ago

Sending you all the love in the world Rachel. I'm so sorry for your loss. You and Sandie are in my thoughts. ❤️️ Beegey

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Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time and the days ahead. ~ The players and families of Aly's U12 Girls Navy

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Fonda Bohm
32 months ago
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Keeping you and your precious little girl in my prayers!

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Nancy Hope Rapp
32 months ago
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My heart is broken for this beautiful family. A tragedy makes us all stop to realize how precious life is. Sending prayers and hugs.

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Norma Ross
32 months ago

likeSᴛᴀʀᴛ ᴡᴏʀᴋɪɴɢ ғʀᴏᴍ ʜᴏᴍᴇ! Gʀᴇᴀᴛ ᴊᴏʙ ғᴏʀ sᴛᴜᴅᴇɴᴛs, sᴛᴀʏ-ᴀᴛ-ʜᴏᴍᴇ ᴍᴏᴍs ᴏʀ ᴀɴʏᴏɴᴇ ɴᴇᴇᴅɪɴɢ ᴀɴ ᴇxᴛʀᴀ ɪɴᴄᴏᴍᴇ... Yᴏᴜ ᴏɴʟʏ ɴᴇᴇᴅ ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴜᴛᴇʀ ᴀɴᴅ ᴀ ʀᴇʟɪᴀʙʟᴇ ɪɴᴛᴇʀɴᴇᴛ ᴄᴏɴɴᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ... Mᴀᴋᴇ $90 ʜᴏᴜʀʟʏ ᴀɴᴅ ᴜᴘ ᴛᴏ $15000 ᴀ ᴍᴏɴᴛʜ ʙʏ ғᴏʟʟᴏᴡɪɴɢ ʟɪɴᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ ʙᴏᴛᴛᴏᴍ ᴀɴᴅ sɪɢɴɪɴɢ ᴜᴘ... Yᴏᴜ ᴄᴀɴ ʜᴀᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ғɪʀsᴛ ᴄʜᴇᴄᴋ ʙʏ ᴛʜᴇ ᴇɴᴅ ᴏғ ᴛʜɪs ᴡᴇᴇᴋ... Go to the web:: ╚═►╚═► ╚═►╚═► ╚═► ╚═►╚═►WWW.Buzzjob40.C­O­M

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Patti Atherton
32 months ago

Dear Wanda, so sorry for the loss of your son... Words can't express.... His wife and sweet little girl, so beautiful.. May the LOVE OF JESUS CARESS YOU and give you PEACE!

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Dan Sale
32 months ago

Wanda, Rachel and Sadie and family, you have our deepest sympathy. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

+ Read More
Lori Boekeloo
32 months ago

Praise God for the generous outpouring of kind souls. This number is a direct reflection of Danny, his character, the love that people had for him and the impact HE made in this world. Turn your heartbreak into pride Wanda....you and Tom did an awesome job as parents and examples. Rachel, feel blessed that you had such an awesome husband and that he left such a legacy to his daughter. She will always know that her Daddy was dear to the hearts of many.

+ Read More
Felix Felde
32 months ago

God bless you all for the outpouring of love and support for a member of the Martin family. I've worked with a lot of different companies during my career, some of them massive corporations, and I've never seen anything like this.

+ Read More
Pam Pedego
32 months ago

May God bring you comfort.

+ Read More
Pam Pedego
32 months ago

This is heartbreaking. I am so sorry and pray for your family. May God bring you conform.

+ Read More
Denise Gromm
32 months ago

My heart and prayers go out to this family as well as to all who knew Danny. May God wrap his arms around each and every one of you and comfort you in your time of need. God bless you all.

+ Read More
Heather Hochstatter
32 months ago

This is amazing Keep this going!

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Heidi Fossum-Anderson
32 months ago

We pray for comfort and peace at the this trying time.

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Carla Carder Ogorzalek
32 months ago

Thoughts & Prayers with family & friends

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Angelica Mathews
32 months ago

Sending you all the love in the world Rachel. I'm so sorry for your loss. You and Sandie are in my thoughts. ❤️️ Beegey

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