Mary E. Nielsen
January 9, 1927 – February 7, 2022
Age 95, of Bennington, NE; formerly of Grand Island, Nebraska.
She was preceded in death by husband of 64 years, Loren Nielsen; parents, Herman and Clara Blumer; brother, Dean Blumer. Survived by daughters, Ellen Loughran (Mick), Janet Kratina (Mark); four grandchildren: Todd Loughran (Mandi), Amy Ramsey (Marty), M.J. Kratina (Charlsi), Courtney Pinaire (Ben); eight great-grandchildren.
Raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Mary was a wonderful homemaker and a great wife and mother. She loved nature, Christmas, and “tidying things up!” Mary loved her family, lived by example, and was proud to be an American.
Memorials are suggested to AseraCare Hospice, 6307 Center Street, Unit #210, Omaha, NE 68106 or Peace Lutheran Church, 1710 North Road, Grand Island, NE 68803.