Jagger LaRue Nelson, the four month son of Steve and Sunday(Kokes) Nelson of O'Neill, unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Tuhrsday, Feb. 6, 2020. Hoping to turn this tragedy into a blessing for someone else, Jagger donated his organs.

Visitation was held on Sunday at Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill with a prayer service.

Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at the mortuary in O'Neill. Rev. Mike Durre officiated. Recorded music was provided.

Pallbearers were John Schopke, Josh Jess, Joel Kokes and Cannon Kokes.

Burial was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery north of O'Neill.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Jagger LaRue Nelson stormed into this world six weeks early on Sept. 16, 2019.  He was born to Steven and Sunday (Kokes) Nelson in Norfolk. He spent the first two weeks of his life in the hospital and from the start, he had a strong fighting spirit.

Once at home in O’Neill, feeding time was his favorite. He loved his bottle and would routinely coo with contentment while eating.  

Jagger loved to snuggle with mom and dad. He will be missed for his amazing smile and adorable laugh. 

Jagger is survived by his parents Steve and Sunday Nelson of O’Neill; his grandparents Larry and Deb Nelson of O’Neill and Chuck and Cheryl Kokes of Ord; four aunts and uncles Jennifer and John Schopke of Kearney and Summer and Josh Jess, Joel and Tier Kokes and Canon and Melissa Kokes, all of Ord; and many cousins and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his maternal aunt Royal Kokes in 1997.  


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