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Lydia Margaretha Nielsen

September 14, 1912 October 18, 2017
Lydia Margaretha Nielsen
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Obituary for Lydia Margaretha Nielsen

Lydia Margaretha Nielsen, age 105, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Greenfield of Oak Ridge.
She was born September 14, 1912 in Chaska, Minnesota, the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Lenzen Quast.
She attended Mission House College in Sheboygan, WI and received her diploma in Fashion Design and Fashion Illustration from the Pepin Academy of Fashion in Minneapolis, MN.
In 1938 she married Floyd Nielsen in Minneapolis. They moved to Oak Ridge in 1951 from Washington, DC.
She was a member of the United Church Chapel on the Hill.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, sister, two brothers, niece, nephew and stepson.
She is survived by two nieces and a grand-stepson. The graveside service at Anderson Memorial Gardens will be private with Dr. Randy Hammer officiating. Arrangements by Weatherford Mortuary. An online guest book can be signed at

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