Obit: Nielsen, Harris Eugene #4 (1952 - 2009)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Nielsen, Schwarze, Anderson, Boutwell, Biebert
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 30, 2009
Nielsen, Harris Eugene (22 June 1952 - 19
December 2009) With Flag
Harris E. Nielsen was born June 22, 1952,
in Marshfield, the son of Henry and Beatrice (Schwarze)
Nielsen. He was raised on the family farm and received his
education in Greenwood, graduating from Greenwood High School in
1970. After high school, Harris entered the Wisconsin National
Guard in May of 1970 and served until is his discharge in September
1976. He returned home and helped his father on the family
Harris was united in marriage June 21,
1980, to Kathleen Anderson at Bethany Lutheran Chruch in
Kenosha. They purchased a farm near Neillsville in 1981 and
lived there until moving to their current farm, located between
Loyal and Granton in the Town of York, in 1988. He farmed
until the time of his death.
Harris had many interests but especially
loved spending time with his family, his dog and cat, deer hunting,
fishing, 4-wheeling, playing cards and Parcheesi, the Packers and
playing softball when he was younger.
He will be dearly missed by his wife,
Kathleen of Granton; his son, Joshua of Granton; his mother,
Beatrice Nielsen of Greenwood; his siblings, Harlan Nielsen of
Greenwood, Berdell Nielsen (husband Paul Boutwell) of Mazomanie,
Roy Nielsen of Hillpoint, Larry Nielsen and David (Sheryl) Nielsen
of Greenwood; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and
He was preceded in death by his father,
Henry, July 31, 2005.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11
a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at St. Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Neillsville. Reverend Timothy Biebert will take place in
the Greenwood City Cemetery in Greenwood. Visitation will be
held at the church Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of
Online condolences may be expressed at
Cuddie Funeral Home of Loyal is assisting the family with arrangements.
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