AMerican Veteran 11

George Nielsen

December 4, 1951 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 68)


George Nielsen, 68, passed away at his home in Tremonton, Utah on June 17, 2020. He was born December 4, 1951 in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Barbara McBride Pakka and Glade Nielsen.

George attended Logan High School. He married Peggy Nielsen. They later divorced but remained life-long friends.

He had lived in Huntington Beach and Anaheim California, where he owned BBG Pest Control. After his retirement he moved to Tremonton, Utah.

George attended Woodstock with his brothers, and he loved to collect Coca-Cola memorabilia. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his ex-wife and best friend Peggy; brothers Brent Nielsen, David Nielsen, Scott Pakka-Jacobs; sisters Kathy (Jim) O’Brien, Barbara (Tony) Dapello, Connie (Alan) Cohen; many nieces and nephews; step daughters Janine Pfister and Lisa Gilbreath; many step grandchildren; and his companion and side kick Miley, his dog.

Preceded in death by parents and grandparents; twin brother Geoffrey Nielsen; brother Ross Pakka; and sister Becki Barnes.

George will be buried next to his twin brother Geoffrey at the Veterans Cemetery in Riverside, California.

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