November 19, 1929 - December 8, 2007
Morris A. Nilsen, "Mickey", age 78, of Richfield. Co-founder of Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel and founder of Morris Nilsen Boys Choir, (now Minnesota Boychoir). Past President of National Funeral Directors Association (1983-84), and Minnesota Funeral Directors Association (1971-72).
Survived by wife, Lorraine; son, Morris N. Nilsen and wife, Karen; daughters, Janis Nilsen; Kirsten Rabbe and husband, Joel; and Dawn Nilsen; grandchildren, Amy Batten, Grant Batten and wife, Jaime; Maureen Nilsen, Erica Eide and husband, Brian, Carl Rabbe and Liz Rabbe; great-granddaughter, Hannah; sister, Marlys Lipari, of CA; nieces and nephews; Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, Morris and Ellen Nilsen.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Minnesota Masonic Home for their compassionate and loving care.
Memorials to Woodlake Lutheran Church or Minnesota Masonic Home.
Woodlake Lutheran Church
7525 Oliver Ave. S.,
Richfield, MN 55423