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Rodney "Rod" Nielsen

July 20, 1959 September 7, 2020
Rodney "Rod" Nielsen
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Obituary for Rodney "Rod" Nielsen

NIELSEN, Rodney P. “Rod”
7/20/1959 – 9/7/2020

Rodney was a loving son, husband, father, brother and a friend to all who knew him. He found beauty in nature and drew inspiration from it. He was a beautiful singer and trumpet player. Music was a large part of his life. Rodney worked with special needs adults and students for close to twenty years before working as a building engineer for OPS. Throughout his life, he was a kind, gentle, compassionate man who held deep convictions. He will always be deeply loved.

Survived by: wife, Sharrie; daughters: Christine & Gabrielle Nielsen; parents Paul & Carol Nielsen; siblings: Debbie (Bill) Palmer, Brad (Brenda), Dan, Dwight (Elizabeth) Nielsen; many other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Rod’s Life: Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:30am at PassageWay Church (715 Grant St. Blair, NE 68008)

Memorials to the church or family.

Braman Mortuary (72 St. Chapel)
1702 N. 72 St.
Omaha, NE 68114

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Celebration of Life




10:30 AM 9/11/2020 10:30:00 AM

715 Grant Street
Blair, NE 68008

715 Grant Street Blair 68008 NE
United States

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