Obituary for Wayne K. Nielsen

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Wayne K. Nielsen, 71, of Viroqua passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Gundersen Medical Center, La Crosse. He was born on June 24, 1947 to Norman and Mary (Low) Nielsen. He met his wife Patricia Squier at Riverfest in the summer of 1990. Graduated from Central high school in 1965. Wayne served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam in Thailand loading the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.
Wayne was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and was a member of Ducks Unlimited.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Patricia; and son, Nicolai (Sarah) Nielsen of Colorado Springs, CO.
He was preceded in death by his parents and Father-in-law Glen Squier.
A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 1425 Jackson Street, La Crosse. Military Honors will immediately follow the visitation.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to donors choice in the memory of Wayne.
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