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LaRee Nielsen


1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
LaRee Nielsen Obituary
Nielsen, LaRee
LaRee Nielsen died peacefully, surrounded by family at her home on Mar. 7, 2016. She was born in Newton, Utah on Dec. 2, 1929 to Arthur and Ida Crookston. She attended Cache Valley High School and Utah State University. She moved to Ogden Utah where she raised a family before moving to Phoenix in 1972. She was an avid golfer and longtime member of Moon Valley Country Club. She also cherished the summers with her friends and family in Munds Park. She was loved and admired by her family and will be missed by everyone that knew her. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Lee Tafoya. She is survived by her children, Doug Obray, Janet Beachler Blackburn, Mike Nielsen; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Many thanks to Hospice of the West for their wonderful care of our mother. There will be a gathering of friends and relatives from 2:00-5:00 PM Sunday March 13, 2016 at Moon Valley Country Club, 151 W. Moon Valley Dr., Phoenix 85023. Visit hansenmortuary.com for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2016
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