Russ Nielson

Russell Bruce Nielson

(January 6, 1946 – January 13, 2023)


Russ Nielson of Camrose, Alberta, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 13, 2023 at the age of 77 years.


Left to cherish his memory are his wife Pauline Nielson; his children Monica (Wayne) Hock, and Brent Nielson; his step-children Joeline Gascoyne, Trina (Kevin) Peterson, Jonathan (Kate) Wilson, and Brendon (Alecia) Wilson; 10 grandchildren; and siblings June (Fred) Rittammer, Howard (Renee) Nielson, and Audrey Wakariuk.


Russ was predeceased by his wife Susan Nielson; brother Milton Nielson; parents Axel and Ellen Nielson; brother-in-law Ernie Wakariuk; and nephew Drew Wakariuk.


A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Rose City Baptist Church, 6406 44b Ave, Camrose, AB with Rev. Josh Handford officiating.

The service will be livestreamed and accessible at the following link: . 


If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Russ’s memory may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, or to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.