In Loving Memory


Dear Employees, Business Partners and Friends,

Our beloved founder, Leo "Buzz" Nelson, age 90, passed away on Sunday, February 14, surrounded by his loving wife and family.  Buzz founded Form-A-Feed in 1973 along with his sons, Marty Sr. and Steve.  In his 90 years, he saw that small feed company grow to a family of 11 companies, employing over 300 people and distributing products around the world. 

Whether you knew Buzz as a businessman, a friend or both - chances are you have shared a laugh, a drink or a round of golf with him.  At this time, we ask you take a moment to remember Buzz and his family in your thoughts and prayers. 

In order to give of our employees the opportunity to pay their respects, our Stewart production facilities and offices will be closed from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 17. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Hantge Funeral Home in Hutchinson, MN.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 17 at 11:00 AM at St. Anastasia Church in Hutchinson, MN with lunch following at the Crow River Golf Club. Details can be found at: Buzz Nelson Obituary



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