WAUKESHA/ PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA.

Bernard C. Nielsen
Jan. 1, 1930 — Feb. 11, 2016

Bernard C. Nielsen, 86, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away quietly on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte.

Born on January 1, 1930, in Waukesha, he had served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Nielsen retired as a school custodian for the St. Mary’s School in Waukesha after 15 years. Since then he has spent half his year in Florida and the other half in Wisconsin.

A member of the B.P.O Elks Lodge #2710 and the American Legion Post #113, both in Rotonda West, Fla.; he attended St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Florida and St. Mary’ s Parish in Wisconsin.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Marilyn, and second wife, Bonnie; and a brother, Brian Nielsen.

Survivors include his sister, Sally McNally and Richard (Sharon) Nielsen, both of Waukesha; his loving companion, Jocelyne Marsolais and her sons, Alain Marsolais and Sylvain Marsolais; and his son, Jonathan, all of Montreal, Canada. A memorial prayer service will be held on Wednesday, February 17, at 2 p.m. at the Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory.

You may share a memory with the family at www.englewoodfh.com.