HELPER/HENDERSON, Nev. - Michael Keith Nielson, age 65, passed away Sept. 25, 2008 in Henderson, Nev.
He was born Dec. 12, 1943 in Helper to his loving parents, Keith and Hope Conder Nielson. Married Elaine Bryant in the Manti LDS Temple.
He attended Carbon County schools and graduated from BYU with a degree in political science.
He had a long and very successful career as a person nel director for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
He is survived by his loving wife, Elaine; daughter, Lori Ann (Bob) Marshall, Littleton, Colo.; son, Alan Nielson, Vancouver, Wash.; and two grandchildren, Raquel and Jacob Marshall. He is also survived by his sister, Necia (Gene) Erramouspe, Spring Glen; stepfather, Gabe Ishley, Salt Lake City; sister and brother-in-law, Fred and Virginia Noyes, Price; and brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Steva Bryant, Kirkland, Wash. Preceded in death by mother, Hope Condor Nielson Ishley; and his father, Keith Nielson.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. in the LDS Church located at 410 N. Valle Verde in Henderson, Nev. Family will be at the church one hour prior to services. Graveside services will be Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. at Cliffview Cemetery in Price.