March 9, 1933-November 27, 2019
Ronald Nielsen, 86, of Litchfield, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at Mother Hull Home in Kearney.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney. Interment will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.
Ronald Wayne Nielsen was born March 9, 1933, in Upland, to Albert and Ruby (McCoy) Nielsen. Ron attended Odessa High School, graduating with the class of 1951. On Dec. 11, 1951, he was united in marriage to Alice Johnson in Broken Bow. Ron worked at the State of Nebraska Department of Roads for 34 years as an Associate Project Manager, retiring in 1995.
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Ron enjoyed hunting, camping, making canes, clocks and rock jewelry. He was a long time member of the Nebraska Association of Public Employees.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Alice Nielsen of Litchfield; children, David Nielsen of Lincoln, Linda (Dan) Mundt of Alliance, Raymond Nielsen of Litchfield and Alan Nielsen of Litchfield; 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Udeane Fischer of Kearney; sister-in-law, Ardyce Nielsen of Kearney; as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, LaVern, Loren and Delbert Nielsen.
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