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Robert Joseph Nielsen

October 25, 1930 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 89)


Robert J. (Bob) Nielsen

1930 – 2020


Robert Joseph (Bob) Nielsen, 89, passed away July 28, 2020. Bob was born in Garfield, Utah on October 25, 1930 to Iral and Rebekah Nielsen.

He graduated from Cyprus High School and Westminster College where he was the Student Body President.  He proudly served four years in the Navy during the Korean War.  On December 14, 1950 he married the love of his life, Myrna Herron, she passed away October 21, 2014. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple. 

On October 24, 2015 Bob married his high school friend Dorothy Drown Davis.  She has been a blessing to our family. 

Bob is the owner of Ogden Litho, Inc. one of the oldest printing shops in the Ogden Area.  His interests are riding horses, camping with family and traveling around the world.

Bob is survived by his wife of five years, Dorothy, his children; Robert Craig(Lucille) Nielsen, Cindy (Ron) Klomp, Danny (Lisa) Nielsen, grandchildren; Mike, Cally, Sage, Camille, Anglenne, Jenny, Crystal and Erik; many great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife Myrna of 63 years; his parents; his son Kenny Nielsen, and grandson Jedediah.

Bob was loved so much by his family.

In compliance with Covid-19 regulations, there will only be a small family gathering on Saturday August 1, 2020. Arrangements entrusted to Myers Ogden Mortuary.

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Private Family Graveside Service

Washington Heights Memorial Park
4500 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84403

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