Retta Marie “Bunny” Nelson of Grasston, was born Easter Sunday, April 13, 1941, in Rush City. She passed away Aug. 7, 2021, at the age of 80 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah, Wisconsin. She was the oldest of four daughters of William and Loretta Stanton of Pine City.
As a child she had a passion for horses, so as an adult, she learned to train them and loved to show earning many ribbons and awards in the process. Her flower garden gave her much joy and always had many varieties over the years.
She was a school bus driver for the Princeton, Milaca, Mora and Braham School Systems and drove for more than 50 years, often having the opportunity to drive three generations of the same families. During the school day, one would see her bus parked at the Braham High School where she dedicated her energy as a special education paraprofessional. After hours, she would