Palle Nielsen Obituary
 
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Palle W. Nielsen

January 5, 1930 - March 1, 2014
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Palle Wium Nielsen passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the age of 84. Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Palle was born to Aksel and Ellen Nielsen on January 5, 1930. He was raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, served in the Danish Army and worked as a lumberjack in Sweden. He married Bodil Olsen from Holstebro, Denmark and they immigrated to the United States in 1950. He worked at Weyerhauser for over 30 years. He was dedicated to his family and spent many happy years sharing their lives and derived enjoyment from giving them all advice on how to do just about everything. He is fondly remembered by his grandchildren as...
Palle Wium Nielsen passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the age of 84. Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.

Palle was born to Aksel and Ellen Nielsen on January 5, 1930. He was raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, served in the Danish Army and worked as a lumberjack in Sweden. He married Bodil Olsen from Holstebro, Denmark and they immigrated to the United States in 1950. He worked at Weyerhauser for over 30 years. He was dedicated to his family and spent many happy years sharing their lives and derived enjoyment from giving them all advice on how to do just about everything. He is fondly remembered by his grandchildren as McGuyver, the man who could fix and build anything. He spent many happy years skiing with his family.

Pre-deceased by his beautiful bride, Bodil Olsen Nielsen, Palle leaves behind 4 children and their spouses, Charlotte Nielsen of Branford, CT, Marianne Winslow of Westbrook, CT, Lisbeth & John Waldron of Westbrook, CT and Philip & Julia Nielsen of Durham, CT. He had 8 grandchildren, Jaimie Winslow Fisco, Cooper Waldron, Spencer Waldron, Joshua Winslow, Casey Winslow, Hunter Waldron, Eric Nielsen, Jessica Nielsen and 1 great grandchild, Lola Jean Fisco. He also leaves behind a sister, Sonja Esben Petersen of Bedminster, NJ, 3 sisters-in-law in Denmark, Ellen Husse, Irma Olsen, and Kirsten Lerche and numerous nieces and nephews in the US and Denmark.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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"I am so sorry to hear about your Dad, you know that he was like a second father growing up, he was always happy to tell me how to do things just like he did..." Jim Sepowski (Castleton, NY)

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