Kenneth (Kenny) Raymond Nielsen of Adel, IA found eternal peace on Sunday February 9th, 2014 at the age of 61. His wife of 32 years was by his side. He was recently employed by Dahl's but his true passion was working with his father, brothers Paul, Fred, Pete, Tim and sister Julie (Tantillo) at Nielsen's Greenhouse and Flower Shop. Kenny enjoyed spending time with his family. He had a great love of animals and enjoyed fishing and tinkering in his workshop. He is preceded in death by his father Kenneth, and survived by his mother Therese, wife Janette, son Ken and daughters Jessica (Bryan) Keyt, and Erin. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hamilton's West. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the family. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with family present and a Mass of Christian burial at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.