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Nile Max Nielsen, 63, of Richfield, Utah, our loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away May 27, 1996 of congestive heart failure, in his home with his family by his side.

He was born November 2, 1932 in American Fork, Utah, to Max A. and Leah Boulter Nielsen. Nile married Anna Marie Forsey, August 28, 1952 in Richfield, Utah. The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, January 16, 1963. Nile was a honorable veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a member of the LDS Church, Jaycees, Elks Lodge, and Good Sams Club. He loved to hunt, fish and work in the garden, but more than anything, he loved his family, in particular his grandkids. His passing leaves a giant void in the lives of his family. He was a great strength to us all. Throughout his illness, he showed courage and determination.He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Anna, Richfield; four daughters and one son, Teresa and Van Madsen, St. George; Tina and Kip Wilson, Tonya and Brad Christensen, Russell and Traci Nielsen, all Richfield; Terianne Buchanan, Salt Lake City; 17 grandchildren and numerous relatives and loving friends; one brother, two sisters, Doug Nielsen, Judy Owings, Jane Burmgarner, all of Montana. He was preceded in death by twin daughters, Linda and Brenda, grandson, Dale, parents.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 29, 1996 at 2 p.m. in the Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary Chapel, 50 South 100 West, with Bishop Terry Waters of the Richfield 4th Ward officiating. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary, Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Wednesday morning from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial will be with Military Rites by the VFW Sevier Post #5050 and Elks Rites by the Richfield Elks Lodge #2420 in the Richfield City Cemetery. Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.

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