Preston Citizen, 4/30/19
Brigham City - Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, brother and friend, Andrew Ruel Nielsen. 90, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 17, 1929 in Weston, Idaho, a son of Andrew Nielsen and Wilma Bassett. He married Rayola Greene in 1971. They were later sealed in the Ogden Temple.
He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in New Zealand. After his mission, he served in the Army. Following his father’s footsteps, he worked as a heating and air conditioning mechanic with many years at Dover Heating and Air Conditioning.
Surviving are his wife, Rayola; six step-children, Vicki; Carla (James); Bryan (Wendy); Linda (Mike) ; Lola (Jim); Valene (Douglas); 27 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; and one sibling, Veda.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Elda Hall, and one brother, Jay Nielsen, one step-daughter, Patricia Archibald, one grandson, Derek McGee.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Webb Funeral Home, 1005 South 800 East, Preston, Idaho. Viewing will be on Friday from 9 - 10:30 a.m. also at the Webb Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Weston City Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at webbmortuary.com.