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Geraldene (Gerrie) Nielson

August 30, 1942 — September 19, 2013

Geraldene "Gerrie" King Nielson, 71, of Shelley, rejoined her sweetheart on

September 19, 2013

, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, after suffering a bad fall at her home.

She was born

August 30, 1942

in Logan, Utah, to Justus Warren King and Ruth LaNorma Jenson King. She graduated from Grace High School in 1960. On

February 22, 1961

, Gerrie married DeVerl Edgar Nielson in Grace, Idaho.

She worked for Idaho Supreme and she enjoyed several trips to Mexico, Canada, Alaska and Florida. She spent many years hunting and fishing alongside her husband. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing, playing her Nintendo, and spending time with her grandkids. Her first love was her family. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in various organizations. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Donald Nielson, Shalimar, Florida; daughter, Lisa (Steven) Christensen, Shelley, Idaho; sisters, Janice (Craig) Wilker, Grace, Idaho; Karen (Mark) Andreasen, Preston, Idaho; Sister-In-Law Kayleen (Bob) Burton, Grace, Idaho; seven grandchildren Ashley (Scott) Hunt, Jorden, Jared, and Shailey Nielson; Jessica, Samantha, and MaKenzie Christensen. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband DeVerl Nielson.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM on

Thursday, September 26

, 2013, at Nalder Funeral Home, 110 West Oak Shelley, Idaho. The family will receive friends from 9:30 till 10:40 a.m. on


at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Taylor Cemetery.

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