Bernice L. Nielsen - 81
11/1/1936 - 6/10/2018
Clinton, IA, formerly of Low Moor
Bernice L. Nielsen age 81 of Clinton, formerly of Low Moor, passed away Sunday June 10, 2018 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday June15th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Thursday 4 – 7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Rock Island Arsenal Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Donnie Williamson, Gary Taylor, Ted Tholen, Steve Nielsen, Terry Near, Gordon Soenksen, and Rich Nielsen. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com
Bernice was born on Nov. 2, 1936 in Pierre, SD, the daughter of Odie and Mazie (Sears) Latimer. She married Paul “Bing” Nielsen on Jan. 27, 1955 in Low Moor, IA; he died March 8, 2017. Bernice was a homemaker and a member of Low Moor Methodist Church. She enjoyed doing yardwork and planting flowers.
Bernice is survived by her five children, Brenda Jo (Brian) Melby of Weeki Wachee, FL, Bruce (Tami) Nielsen of Clinton, Brent Nielsen of Low Moor, Teresa Rowson of Clinton, and Grant Nielsen of Grand Mound; 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; her brother, John (Charlie) Latimer; and two sisters, Lois Near and Barbara Tholen. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, two brothers, and her nephew, David Williamson.
Visitation will be held Thursday 4 – 7 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday June 15th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Rock Island Arsenal Cemetery.