Marjorie "Jean" Nilsen

Marjorie "Jean" Nilsen


Marjorie “Jean” Nilsen                                                        January 21, 1925 – May 28, 2022

Marjorie “Jean” Nilsen, surviving spouse of Reverend Orville Nilsen, died on Saturday, May 28, 2022. She is survived by her five children, David Nilsen, Jeff Nilsen, John Nilsen, Carol Damonte, and Cathy Thoma. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Rev. Nilsen served at Portland: Garden Home, Seaside, and Mountain Home UMCs in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. Rev. Nilsen retired in 1996.

A memorial service for both Reverend Orville and Jean Nilsen will be held at Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ, 5150 SW Watson Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97005 on Sunday, August 7 at 3:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at Cathy Thoma’s home.
The family suggests that contributions in memory of Orville and Jean be made to Good Samaritan Ministries at 7929 SW Cirrus Dr. #23, Beaverton, OR 97008. Please mark the memo line with “for India Satellite work.”
To extend condolences, friends may contact Cathy Thoma at 19580 SW Hennig St., Aloha, OR 97003 or, or (971) 226-6062.
Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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