In Memory of Cynthia L. Nielsen



Cynthia L. Nielsen
Cynthia L. Nielsen
Born: July 28, 1954
Died: May 5, 2020
Age: 65
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Cynthia L. Nielsen
July 28, 1954 - May 5, 2020
From: Battle Creek, IA

Cynthia L. Nielsen, age 65, of Battle Creek, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

A Private Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

Cynthia “Cindy” Louise Nielsen, the daughter of Warren “Bart” and Mary A. (Boger) Bartels, was born on July 28, 1954, in Ida Grove, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed in the St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Mapleton, Iowa. The family made their home in Danbury, Iowa. When Cindy was in the 3rd grade the family relocated to Battle Creek, Iowa. She participated in softball and cheerleading graduating from Battle Creek High School with the class of 1972.

On December 2, 1972, Cindy was united in marriage to Randall “Randy” Nielsen in the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. The couple made their home on the Nielsen family farm south of Battle Creek and were blessed with two sons, Jason and Jon. 

Cindy owned and operated Nielsen’s Kennel where she enjoyed raising and breeding a variety of dogs. She also loved being outside on the farm watching wildlife and farm animals. Family was very important to Cindy, especially her grandchildren. 

Survivors include her husband Randy Nielsen of Battle Creek, Iowa; sons Jason (Andrea) Nielsen of Battle Creek, Iowa and Jon Nielsen (fiancée Lana Means) of Ida Grove, Iowa; grandchildren: Summit, Denali and Kenai Nielsen, Jasmine, Isaiah and Savanna Means; great-grandchild Zoey Means; brother Mike Bartels of Onawa, Iowa; sister Mary (Craig) Farrell of Fonda, Iowa; brother-in-law Roger (Joan) Nielsen of Battle Creek, Iowa; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

Cindy was preceded in death by her parents Warren “Bart” and Mary A. Bartels; and brother David Bartels.

 

 

SERVICES

A Private Celebration of Life
will be held at a later date.

CASKET BEARERS

Honorary Pallbearers

Summit Nielsen
Denali Nielsen
Kenai Nielsen
Jasmine Means
Isaiah Means
Savanna Means
Zoey Means

INTERMENT

Mount Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek, Iowa


Condolences


Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:19 AM
“My heart goes out to you Randy. Such a terrible loss I know. May you and all of your loved ones come to peace.”
- Tom Schau
Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:46 AM
“So sorry to hear of Cindy’s passing. We pray for Jesus comfort to you and family during this difficult time. Her loving kindness will certainly be missed. ”
- Dale & Betty Peterson
Monday, May 11, 2020 at 2:17 PM
“To the Nielsen family. Our deepest sympathy goes to you for your loss. May God bless Cindy and all of you.”
- Byron Hartwig
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:28 AM
“So sorry for your loss. We enjoyed coming to your house when Chance was younger. Cindy was always so kind. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Tracey & Kelly Rohlk
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:28 AM
“So hard to understand why such a kind person has to leave us. Our heartfelt sadness is with you and your family. May you find some comfort in the condolences sent your way. She will be missed by all that knew her. ”
- Dave & Joyce Johnson
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“Randy and Family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Treasure your memories and know the heavens are shining more brightly for you. Pat, Ida County Retired FSA program technician.”
- Pat D Mildenstein
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for you and your family.”
- Cathy Trampe
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.”
- Stewart and Corolla goslinga
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“Our Deepest Sympathy to Randy and Nielsen family. I have great memories of our High School Days, playing softball, & just being great friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dan & Frances (Rossow) Oeffner ”
- Frances Oeffner (Rossow)
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“With a heavy heart i send my deepest condolences to the whole family. To uncle randy, jon, jason. Auntie cindy is resting now in a better place, with no more pain. She was indeed a very special person. Big hugs to all of you all the way from easter island Rapa Nui. I have only great memories with auntie and the whole family. Love you guys.
Ito. ”
- Ito
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“Randy and family. We are so sorry to hear about Cindy. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Hugs to everyone ”
- Dianne furne
Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:27 AM
“I’m so sorry to hear about Cindy. Our thought and prayers are with all of you now.”
- sheryl chisholm
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“My deepest sympathy to Randy to you and your family! I will remember Cindy as sync if a warm and friendly person🙏”
- Debra Ihl
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“Love sent 💙 ”
- Jales Hupke
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“So sorry to hear about Cindy, God's blessings. May your memories always bring smiles to your heart! ❤”
- Sharlene Ludwig Osborn
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“So sorry Randy, Jason and Jon and families. Cindy was the nicest gal. She took such loving care of her Mom, Arlene. They are now together in the home God prepared for all of us. We share roots. Her Grt Grandfather and my Grt Grandmother were brother and sister... Small world we live in. RIP dear girl.
- Mareta K Vermeys
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“Randy & family, we are so saddened for your loss. Cindy was such a great gal and know that you will miss her greatly. Always had a smile on her face! Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Grace and peace. Carl & Gaylene”
- Carl & Gaylene
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“We are so blessed to have known Cindy for many years. Her laughter could brighten a day. She loved her family so much. We will miss her so much. Our love to Randy, Jon,Jason and their families. ”
- Gail and Joel
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“So very sorry for the loss of your loved one. May Jesus wrap his loving arms around you. ”
- Connie Dirksen
Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:14 AM
“So sorry to hear about Cindy. When I think of my childhood, I remember her putting up with a younger cousin by playing the piano for me and hanging out with me when our parents got together. Our deepest sympathy to the family.
- Julie Wonder and John Boger
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 3:57 PM
“We have all lost an absolutely delightful pal! Cindy will missed, especially her smiles and laughter💓💓💓”
- Al Beeman
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