Katherine (Casey) Nelson Michael, age 58, died Sept. 9, 2021 in Springfi eld, Oregon. She was born Jan. 21, 1963, in Vernon, Texas to Josephine Wheat Nelson Short and Carl Wayne Nelson. She graduated from high school in Houston, Texas. She married Mark Michael, March 27, 2010, in Eugene, Oregon. Casey had worked at North Texas State Hospital for several years.Proceeding Casey in death were her parents, Josephine Wheat Nelson Short and Carl Wayne Nelson, both of Vernon, Texas, brothers John Nelson and Bob Nelson of Houston, Texas. Surviving are her husband Mark, daughter Amy Nelson, stepsons Jesse Michael, Ryan Michael all of Springfi eld, Oregon, stepson Jordan Michael of Beaverton, Oregon, grandchildren Austin Nelson, McKenzie Mills, Madison Mills, Kaden Michael, Melady Michael all of Springfi eld, Oregon, brother Mike Nelson and sister Patti Jouett both of Vernon, Texas.Graveside services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at the Masonic Cemetery, Seymour, Texas. Rev. Paul Neuberger, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, will offi ciate.