Reed Herman Neilson

Wednesday , July 11, 2018 - 10:00 PM

March 1, 1929 ~ July 6, 2018

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Reed Herman Neilson, age 89, passed away on July 6, 2018, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, surrounded by his family. He was born in North Ogden, Utah, on March 1, 1929, the eldest child of Thomas Herman Neilson and Alta Olive Brown. He grew up on the family dairy farm in Taylor, Utah, and graduated from Weber High School.

He is survived by his wife, Leanne; and his seven children: Sherry (Jeff) of Ridgefield, WA; David (Sharon), currently serving a mission in Milan, Italy; Laurie (Bruce) of Kaysville; Lisa (Rod) of Logan; Andrea (Sarah) of Orange County, CA; Molli of Layton; and Olivia (Chase) of West Jordan; 18 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by his siblings: Ann Halliday (Dee), Linda Garfield (Mike); sister-in-law, Marilyn Neilson; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverley; his parents, Herman and Alta; sister, Cleah Fowler; brother, Vern Neilson; and his daughter-in-law, Lark Harris Neilson.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Russon Mortuary, 1941 N. Main St., Farmington, Utah, where visitation will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the West Weber Cemetery.

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