Virginia E. “Gini” (Nielsen) Nelson

NELSON, Virginia E. “Gini” (Nielsen) Feb 16, 1926 – Feb 26, 2012 Beloved wife and devoted mother, passed away peacefully at The Josie Harper Hospice House with family present. A graduate of Benson High in 1942, she met Darold Nelson in 1945 and they married August 2, 1947. She was a member of the Cedar Hills 9-Hole and the Miracle Hills 18-Hole Ladies Golf Leagues. Once an active member of the Omaha Artists, Gini also volunteered at the Omaha Playhouse Box Office. She partnered with her sister Kathryn “Kitty” Linson to make custom fabric geese for home décor. Gini retired from the Northern Plains Natural Gas Pipeline Co. Gini was preceded in death by her parents, Niels P. and Cathrine Nielsen; brother, Howard. She is survived by her husband, Darold N. Nelson; sister, Kathryn “Kitty” A. Linson of Omaha; daughter, Amy J. Kowalski (Joe) of Sun City Center, FL; grandsons: Dan and Tom Kowalski of Brandon, FL and Ben Kowalski of Chicago, IL; nieces: Diane Koraleski (Jim) and Pat Linson of Omaha and Nancy Rhodes (Mike) of Fremont, NE; nephew, Gerald Nielsen (Lynda) of McKinney, TX; niece, Jeanne Maxwell (Scott) of Conyers, GA; nephew, Gregg Nielsen (Mary Beth) of Cincinnati, OH. The family will receive friends Friday, 4pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel. VISITATION Saturday, 10am to 11am at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 61st and Western Ave., with SERVICES at 11am, immediately followed by lunch at the church. Graveside Service and Interment Saturday, 1:30pm, Springwell Danish Cemetery, 64th and Hartman. Memorials are suggested to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 1031 Sunset Trail, Omaha 68132.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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