ROCK - Ernest G. Nelson, 87, of Rock, Mich., passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba. He was born March 2, 1927, in Rock, Mich., and was the son of Fred and Frieda (Bloomquist) Nelson. Ernest graduated from Rock High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Ernest was employed at the Rock Cheese Factory and later worked construction all over the U.P. and Northern Wisconsin until his retirement. He was a member of the Great Lakes Church of God, Carpenters Local Union 1832 and enjoyed gardening and having coffee with his friends.