Henry Nelsen

Henry Nelsen, long-time resident of Madris, Ore.,  passed away on July 20, 2017 at 91 years of age in Fallon, Nev. He was born on April 26, 1926 in Hampton. Henry worked the family farm until being called to duty in World War II. After the war, Henry moved to Portland, Ore. where he started his family and a life long career in sales, retiring at the age of 89. Henry will be remembered for his can-do attitude and sense of humor by family and  friends. His kindness and thoughtful nature will be missed.
Henry was preceded in death by his long-time companion, Peggy Gertz, and daughter, Becky Nelsen.
He is survived by his son, Michael, daughter-in-law, Michelle, and grandchildren, Lisa and Eric. Private services will be held at a later date by the family. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
 

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