Gary Gene Nielsen

Gary Gene Nielsen

Omaha, Nebraska

formerly of Des Moines

Gary Gene Nielsen, 79, of Omaha, Nebraska died at home on June 27, 2014. Gary was born in Jewell, IA on October 11, 1934 to Russell and Elva (Grove) Nielsen. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1952 and the American Institute of Business in 1957.

Survivors include his wife of almost 57 years, Jan Nielsen, of Omaha, NE; daughter Deborah (Jason) Hormann, of Omaha, NE; two grandchildren, Isabelle and Isaac; sister, Sharon (Loren) Mortvedt of Ames, IA; brother, Norm Nielsen of Bonita Springs, FL and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 11a.m. to 12p.m. at Park Avenue Presbyterian Church 3120 SW 9th, Des Moines, IA followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall and funeral services at 1:30p.m. Burial will be at the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Kamrar, IA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Park Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be directed to

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register on July 1, 2014