Orville N. Nilsen

Orville N. Nilsen


Orville N. Nilsen                                                                    July 25, 1925 – February 1, 2022

Reverend Orville N. Nilsen died on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Rev. Nilsen is survived by his wife, Marjorie “Jean” Nilsen; and five children, David Nilsen, Jeff Nilsen, John Nilsen, Carol Damonte, and Cathy Thoma. He 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 will be held at a later date in Beaverton, Oregon.
The family suggests that contributions in memory of Rev. Nilsen 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 or be notified of the future memorial service, friends may contact Cathy Thoma at 19580 SW Hennig St., Aloha, OR 97003 or cdthoma4@comcast.net, or (971) 226-6062.
Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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