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Richard Robert Nielsen

August 31, 1937 ~ May 24, 2019 (age 81)


Richard R. Nielsen, age 81, of Cottage Grove, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019. Dick is preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob, and granddaughter Maren Engebretson Dahlke. He is survived by; his wife, of 61 years Joanne Samec Nielsen, his sister Mary Nielsen, Children Bob (Sara), Tom (Mary), Renee Engebretson (Jim), Dick (Dale), Ann Hilt (Tom), James (Diane); 14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild

Dick was a 1955 graduate of Cretin H.S. and a Co-owner of Tschida/AGI Printing. He was a proud member of ITU/CWA. Dick and Joanne have been residents of Eagle Point, Punta Gorda, FL for 16 years.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 920 Holley Ave, St Paul Park, MN 55071. Interment to follow at St.Thomas Aquinas Cemetery. 

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June 5, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (Holley Ave, St. Paul Park)

Funeral Service
June 5, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (Holley Ave, St. Paul Park)


St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
Selby Avenue and Hastings Avenue
St. Paul Park, MN 55071

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