Nielsen, Henry: Surrounded by family

Henry Nielsen was born in Castor, Ab. on Feb. 6, 1930 and grew up in the Garden Plain district during the depression.  He died surrounded by family on Dec. 19, 2015 in Stettler.

Henry and his wife Irene farmed in the Garden Plain district for 49 years before retiring and moving to an acreage south of Stettler.

Henry was predeceased by his parents John and Ane Nielsen, his brother Elmer and his sister Eva.

He is lovingly remembered by Irene, his wife of 54 years and his children; Kathy and her husband Doug Ray, Sheila and her husband Dave Rudisuela and their children Jeffrey and Jolene, Doug and his wife Calista and their children

Dayna and Johnathan and Ken and Marilyn and his children Moriah and Michaela.

He is also fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Doris and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

His “shop kitty” Willis misses him too.

A funeral mass was held Mon., Dec. 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church in Stettler, Ab.

The interment followed in the Hanna Cemetery that afternoon.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Red Deer Cancer Clinic, Canadian Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be left for the family through visiting the funeral home website at
Stettler Funeral Home and Crematorium were entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. For further information please call 403-742-3422.

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