90th Birthday Celebration!: Russell F. Nielsen

Saturday , March 10, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Reader Submitted

Russell Fred Nielsen will be celebrating his 90th birthday this month and he would love to see all his friends, neighbors and loved ones.

Russell was born in Westwood California on March 26, 1928, to Clifton Alvin Nielsen and Flora Mae Perry. He has one sister, Glenda Hadley. He grew up in Ogden, attended Ogden High School, served in the U.S. Navy, and retired from HAFB.

Over the years he has enjoyed boating, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, ATVs, wood working, card games, traveling, and he loves golfing and spending time with family and friends.

Russ married Larene McEntire on August 14, 1953, and together they raised three children: Kathy (Dennis) Gerber, Shauna (John) Gibby, and Jay (Joy) Nielsen. Larene passed away in 2003. He later married Margie Palmer Robertson and together they have a posterity of six children, 13 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren.

An Open House will be held in his honor on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the LDS Church building at 1245 South 1175 East, in Clearfield. Cake and ice cream will be served. No gifts please!

Happy Birthday!

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