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Thomas Ernest "Tom" "Tommy" Nissen
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1922
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2007

THOMAS ERNEST NISSEN Passed away peacefully on January 24, 2007. Dearly beloved husband of 57 years to Linda Nissen. Loving son of the late Julius Knude and Maria Nissen. Devoted father and father-in-law to Cindy and Dave Anderson, Dean and Elaine Nissen, and Rory Nissen. Proud grandfather of Kimberly and Bryan Greenhouse, Ryan and Kelli Gleeson, Roger and Melissa Gleeson, Randy and Carol Nissen, Andrea Nissen, Janay and Kevin Hood, and Ashley Nissen. Great-grandfather of Luke, Emily, Timothy, Kiana and Madison. Loving brother-in-law to Marilyn Porter and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding him in death sisters, Evelyn Fitzgerald, Thelma Gerry Pierce and brother, Peter Nissen. Tom was born November 11, 1922 in Hayward and graduated from Hayward High School, class of 1941. He served his country in WWII as a Navy Seabee for 4 years stationed in the South Pacific and continued his proud service as a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. After his duty of service, Tom went to work in the local family business as a cement contractor; he later worked as a Public Works Inspector for Alameda County for 24 years. Outside of work, he kept busy raising a successful family. He enjoyed fishing, yearly vacations to Sacramento, as well as active member in Broadmoor Community Church and membership in the Dania Lodge. After retirement he found pleasure in being a SIRS member, traveling, gardening, attending Seabee reunions, and babysitting his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Tommy leaves a legacy of a close, supporting, and loving family who will truly miss this remarkable and wonderful man. A memorial service will be held at Broadmoor Community Church, 301 Dowling at Dutton, San Leandro on Saturday, February 3 at 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Broadmoor Church or the charity of your choice.

Alameda Times-Star 1/28/07.
Created by: Travelingal
Record added: Jan 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17736760

God in peace.
- Travelingal
 Added: Jan. 29, 2007

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