Axel Nielsen

SHEYENNE Axel Nielsen, 92, Sheyenne, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, in a Grand Forks hospital.

He was born June 13, 1921, to Julius and Jensy Nielsen, near Sheyenne, in Rock Township. He served in the Army from March 25, 1942, to Nov. 11, 1945. He married Lois Strand on March 3, 1944.

Survivors: daughters, Virginia Erickson, of Warren, Ore., Diane Karlsbraaten and Rebecca Ames, both Sheyenne; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Wednesday, 11 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Sheyenne.

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Sheyenne.

Prayer services: Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Heartland Care Center Chapel, Devils Lake, and Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

Visitation: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.