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Roger Nielsen

Fayetteville, AR, 1942 - 2021

Roger Lee Nielsen, age 78, of Fayetteville passed away Monday April 5, 2021. He was born June 11, 1942, in Badger, S.D., to Arne and Gladys Nielsen. He served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby Nielsen; his daughter, Kim Brown; and brother, Jerry Nielsen.
He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Brown, and her husband, Joe, of Fayetteville; one son, David Nielsen, and his wife, Sherrie, of Elkins, Ark.; one sister, Jan Jamison of Foreman, Ark.; brother, Gary Nielsen, and his wife, Joyce, of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren, Brandy Martley and her husband, James, Christine Roberts and her husband, Chad, Aubriana Jackson, Zachary Jackson, Payton Jackson, Cody Nielsen, Logan Nielsen, Emma Nielsen, Ashley Robbins; four great-grandchildren, JayCee Martley, Hayden Roberts, Lucas Roberts, Lily Roberts, Kimberly Pettibon and her husband Tony; three great-great-grandchildren, Ruby Faye Jackson, Keith Pettibon, Able Pettibon; and his pet dog, Bailee.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 East Longview Street, Fayetteville, Ark. 72703. To place an online tribute, please visit

Published April 8, 2021

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314