Henry “Hank” Nielsen, 95, of Ridgefield, Washington (formerly of Sweet Home) passed away Thursday. He was born in Coon Rapids, Iowa to Anton M. and Amelia (Olsen) Nielsen.
Henry married Clara Harriet Martin March 3, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They moved to Sweet Home in 1952 where Henry worked as a log truck driver for Tyler Brothers and Santiam Lumber. Henry retired in 1981. In April of 2011, they moved to a care home in Washington to be near his nephew.
Henry is survived by his nephew, Daniel Nielsen (and Daniel's wife, Diane) of Ridgefield, Washington. Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Clara H. Nielsen (January 13, 2011).
Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.