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 William Leslie Nilsson, Jr

William Leslie Nilsson, Jr

Birth
Knightville, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 5 Mar 1995 (aged 78)
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 22, 2
Memorial ID 51258 · View Source
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The Deseret News
March 8, 1995
page D6

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, William Leslie Nilsson, Jr., age 78, returned to his Father-in-Heaven, March 5, 1995 at home in East Midvale with his loving wife at his side.

Born February 13, 1917 in Knightville, Utah, to William Leslie and Mildred Higginson Nilsson. He married Maurine Tripp, September 12, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Bill was a High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in numerous callings throughout his life, including ward and stake clerk, for 29 years. He received a lot of pleasure from his service in the Jordan River Temple. He proudly served his country during World War II. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

He is survived by his wife, Maurine; children, David (Gwen) Nilsson, Salt Lake City; Mark (Robyn) Nilsson, St. George; Sharon (Steve) Hastings, Sandy; Ruth (Robert) Greenwood, Tucson, Arizona; and Leslie (Mark) Dyches, South Jordan; grandchildren, Laurie, Matt, Andrea, Jon, Robbie, Ryan, Cori, Tara, Chris, Britta, Eric, Scott, Kiersten, Erik, and Kailey. Also survived by his brothers, Wayne, Lynn, and Dale, and a sister, Gene Johnson. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Lewis, and a sister, Afton Allsop.

Dad, we love you and will always remember your quiet example!

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 11, 1995 at 11:00 a.m. in the Midvale East LDS Stake Center, 240 East 7570 So. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday at the stake center from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Leslie Nilsson, Jr (13 Feb 1917–5 Mar 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51258, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .