Former Taft resident Frank Nelson, 71, died Jan. 16 at his home in Bishop. Funeral services were held in the Chapel at the West Side Cemetery today. Nelson, born April 4, 1891, in Ekanas, Finland, is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Frank Hall of Fresno and Mrs. Alan Cook of Lancaster as well as six grandchildren and a sister in Finland. Rev. Lauren Hedeen of the First Baptist Church conducted the rites which were followed by burial in the West Side Cemetery.