Matthew G.-Nielson-Obituary

In Memory Of

Capt. Matthew G. G. Nielson

Jefferson, Iowa

Guest Book

WInona Campbell

May 24, 2015

I have Matt's picture taken in Australia in my personal hero room. My thoughts and prayers for you, the family and comrades of Matthew.

Mike Cox

May 23, 2015 | Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Capt. Nielson, you and your family remain in my families thoughts and prayers, especially this time of year. It was my honor and privilege to work with you in Iraq. You are a what makes us all proud to be an American. May your family and friends be comforted with the certain knowledge you made a difference in a difficult world. May God bless you and comfort your family. It is my great honor to have known you and my promise to never forget your service and sacrifice as well as keeping...

Jeff Smith

March 07, 2015 | Texarkana, TX

David Norling

March 05, 2015 | Minneapolis, MN

Rest In Peace Capt. Nielson

July 04, 2013

We never met, but I feel we know each other and wave across the divide.

July 01, 2013

June 29,2013
In memory and honor of Matthew on the 2nd anniversary of his passing. We will always remain grateful for your service and sacrifice.

Peggy Childers

June 27, 2012 | Carson City, NV

June 29, 2012
To the family of Capt. Matthew G. Nielson:
Matthew gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."

April 23, 2012

To the family of Capt. Matthew G. Nielson:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Christian Memorial Day Remembrance worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday 27 May 2012. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled...

Lynne Neibert

November 06, 2011 | Mechanicsburg, PA

Prayer Shawls 4 Fallen Soldiers ( is an organization with groups throughout the country who strive to send handmade prayer shawls and/ or lap robes to families who have lost a loved one in service to our country. Members of Trindle Spring Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, PA would like to honor your son's sacrifice and memory by sending our prayers and comfort through a shawl which we will mail to you. If you are interested, please contact me at with...


Matthew G.'s Obituaries

Matthew G. Nielson passed away in Jefferson, Iowa. Obit is featured in LegacyOmaha World-Herald.