Andrew Ruel Nielsen

February 17, 1929 ~ April 26, 2019

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, brother and friend, Andrew Ruel Nielsen. 90, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 17, 1929 in Weston, Idaho, a son of Andrew Nielsen and Wilma Bassett. He married Rayola Greene in 1971. They were later sealed in the Ogden Temple.

He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in New Zealand. After his mission, he served in the Army. Following his father’s footsteps, he worked as a Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic with many years at Dover Heating and Air Conditioning.

Surviving are his wife, Rayola; six step-children, Vicki; Carla (James); Bryan (Wendy); Linda (Mike); Lola (Jim); Valene (Douglas); 27 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; and one sibling, Veda.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Elda Hall, and one brother, Jay Nielsen, one step-daughter, Patricia Archibald, one grandson, Derek McGee.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Webb Funeral Home, 1005 South 800 East, Preston, Idaho. Viewing will be on Friday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. also at the Webb Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Weston City Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

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