Frederick Ernest Nielsen   I am a Veteran.
December 13, 1937 - December 15, 2016

Frederick Ernest Nielsen of Little Rock, age 79, died December 15, 2016. He was born December 13, 1937 in North Little Rock to William and Nettie Nielsen. Fred was a graduate of NLR High School and UALR. He became a Registered Land Surveyor in 1974, working in private practice for many years, before retiring from the State Surveyors Office in 2006.

Fred enjoyed his “awesome” retirement pursuing his many hobbies and interests. He was probably happiest working on his old Mopars.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Doris Rose.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years Nancy Price Nielsen; brother William Nielsen (Dorthy) of Benton; three nieces and one nephew.

He was a long time member of Ironton Baptist Church where he served in many positions over the years. Fred was a member of Gideons International for many years.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 19, 2016 with visitation one hour prior, conducted by Dr. Sidney Thompson. Burial will be in Ironton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Ironton Baptist Church Building Fund, 14718 Ironton Cutoff, Little Rock, Arkansas 72206.

A special thank you to Arkansas Hospice for their wonderful compassionate care during Fred’s last days.

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