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Obituary: Curtis Y. Nielsen

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Curtis Y. Nielsen 1937 ~ 2006 Curtis Y. Nielsen, 68, passed away February 1, 2006 at the Salt Lake VA Hospital. Born November 25, 1937 in Palmyra, Utah to Ronald C. and Loa Y. Nielsen, he was educated in Long Beach, California schools and Spanish Fork High School. Curtis married Jane Carlson November 23, 1956. They were later divorced. Curtis was a member of the Utah National Guard and joined the US Navy in 1954. Stationed in various ports, including Japan and Hong Kong, he served eight and a half years as a sonar technician and developed a great love of the sea. He later pursued varied career interests in Nevada, Hawaii, and the Salt Lake Valley. Preceded in death by his father, he is survived by two sons, Ron and KC Nielsen, Buckeye Arizona, two grandchildren, his mother, Loa Y. Hansen of Lakeshore, Utah and beloved brother Larry (Deborah) Nielsen, N. Salt Lake. No services will be held.