Thursday, January 17, 2013

Nielsen, Henry W. 1904-1956 Oneonta Obituary

Nielsen, Henry W. 1904-1956 Oneonta Obituary

Henry W. Nielsen

Henry W. Nielsen, 51, of RD 2, Otego, for 33 years an employee of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad, died June 17 at Fox Hospital, where he had been a patient for two weeks.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. Wednesday at the Bookhout Funeral Home with the Rev. Howard M. Walker, pastor of Atonement Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oneonta Plains Cemetery.
Mr. Nielsen was born Nov. 30 1904, at Sykeston, N. D., son of John and Sofie (Sorensen) Nielsen.
He married Edna D. Yager in Oneonta, Aug. 3, 1924.
He had lived in Oneonta for 31 years before moving to Otego seven months ago.
He was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Thomas Nielsen, 11 Tilton Ave., Donald Nielsen, Mount Vision, and Ralph Nielsen, Fort Eustis, Va.; His parents Mr. and Mrs. John Nilsen, St. Petersburg, Fla.; his grandmother, Mrs. Josephine Sorensen, Norway; two brothers, Oscar Nielsen, Clifton, N. J., and Roy Nielsen, Columbus, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Florence DeGraff, Hackensack, N. J., Mrs. Esther Bertone, North Bergen, N. J., Mrs. Agnes Hyarada, Clifton, N. J., and Mrs. Anna Kovalsik, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Friends may call at the funeral home at their convenience until service time.

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