NIELSEN, Allyn Howard|
Allyn Howard Nielsen, 82, of Georgetown passed away May 15, 2014 in Georgetown. He was born September 19, 1931 in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Allyn served in the US Navy from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict. Upon returning home he earned his Bachelor's Degree from University of Texas at Austin in Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering.
Allyn married Pat Allen on September 2, 1960 in Edinburg, Texas. They have lived in Austin and the area for over 38 years. Allyn retired as the Chief of Public Works with the Economic Development Administration, US Department of Commerce in 1995 after 38 years of government service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mairus Andrew and Thora Ella Nielsen, a brother, 2 sisters and 1 grandchild.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pat Nielsen; 3 sons, Mike Nielsen and his wife, Sheryl, Dennis Nielsen and his wife, Keri, and Timothy Nielsen; a sister, Helen LaComb; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Monday, May 19, 2014, at the Harrell Funeral Home, 4435 Frontier Trail, Austin, Texas.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, May 19, 2014, at Harrell Funeral Home, Austin. Interment will follow in Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Cemetery, Austin, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to
Condolences may be sent to: www.HarrellFuneralHomes.com .
Published in Austin American-Statesman from May 18 to May 19, 2014