December 26, 1932 ~ April 21, 2006

Mr. Norman Christian Nielsen passed away Friday, April 21, 2006, at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center, Farmington, at the age of 73 years, 3 months & 25 days. Norman was born Dec. 26, 1932, in Tulare, CA., & was the son of George Nielsen & Christine 'Sorenson' Nielsen. Also preceding-in-death were: 2 Sisters & 2 Brothers.

Survivors Include: 1 Daughter, Tammy 'Mrs. Bill' Mund; 3 Sons: Greg (& Gayle) Nielsen; Don (& Vicki) Nielsen; Randy (& Dana) Nielsen, all of Farmington. 1 Sister: Meme Hoffman, of Tulare, California & 9 Grandchildren; 1 Great-Grandchild. Also Special Nephew: Raymond (& Albra) Nielsen.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services: Friday, 11 am, April 28, 2006, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.

Burial with full military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with Barry Meyer officiating.

Memorials may be made to: * The Nielsen Family, c/o Tammy Mund.

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  1. Norman was a guest in our home for over 35 years. He spent Christmas's, Thanksgivings and summers at with us He and Raymond always had a good time together watching football, visiting, and going for drives to Las Vegas. We missed him went he was not able to be with us. Now we will miss him until we see him in heaven. He was a good uncle and a good friend. The first thing we always did when he came was to fix a big spaghetti dinner. He loved spaghetti. He was a gentle, kind man. We will miss him very much.

  2. we miss u grandfather. we know your in heaven watching over us. At less your not suffering any more. your peaceful now. We always remeber the good times we had when u were at the house. I rember the good times watching telvision with u. And u liked your baseball cardinals. U liked people alot. u loved eating your spaghetti. Were sending u to heaven in your cardinal base ball cap. U always liked praying reading the bible . u always liked cats and dogs. U were happy alot. We will see u in heaven someday. Love franci, aleisha, tammy, and bill.

  3. Norman will be missed. He was a quiet observer of life and contributed to those around him with a wry sense of humor. Norman enjoyed sports and was a radio sports announcer for several years. He awed everyone with his ability to remember the names of players and their batting records. He also enjoyed football and horse racing He was sometimes called upon to announce horse racing events. Norman spent many summers visiting our family in Dinuba, California which included his brother George and sister-in-law Alice and his nephew Raymond and myself. Over the years Norman visited us often spending most holidays and special events with our families in Fresno and Oceanside. We will miss his ready smile. He was a good uncle. Linda and Don DeVere

  4. Greg & Gayle, I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing, but he will be happier now that he is free of pain and sorrow. He will be in your hearts from now on waiting to see you when your time comes. My thoughts & prayers are with you during this time and forever. Pamela Dalton & Family

  5. Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. Tammy,Bill,Franci,Alicia you all did a great deed by bringing Norman back and taking care of him the last year or so. I know he was happy to be with his daughter, son-in-law and grandkids. You will be rewarded some day. Now you can rest knowing that you did the right thing. We love you all and are praying for you during this time of sorrow. Hang onto the memories you have.

  6. Grandpa! This is Linda Logan, U always seemed like a grandpa to me. We miss u alot down here on this earth, but we know u have gone on to a beautiful place, and we won't call u back down here. We have a lot good memories to cherish, to help us along the way, and we won't never forget you. Love Linda,

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