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Denise Lorann Nielsen

August 25, 1958 ~ October 22, 2021 (age 63)


Denise Lorann Nielsen passed peacefully on October 22, 2021 surrounded by her beloved family and friends at Wesley Medical Center. Denise was born on August 25, 1958 to Delbert and Deloris (Ludewick) Brooks in El Dorado, Kansas. She attended Frederic Remington High School and graduated in the class of 1976. Denise enjoyed spending time outdoors, volunteering, gardening, and traveling with friends. She loved to host family get-togethers and spent countless hours with her grandchildren.

Denise is survived by her husband, Steven; her sons, Tyson (Penny) Nielsen and their daughters, Kinley and Kardyn; as well as, Tylen (Ashley) Hall and their children, Delken and Ashlen. She is also survived by her mother, Deloris of Benton; her brother Darren Brooks of El Dorado and sister, Dana (Jim) Bybee of Benton. In addition, Denise is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends.

Denise is preceded in death by her father, Delbert, and niece Chelsea Brooks. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the OK Kids Day Program.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Carlson Funeral Home in El Dorado. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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October 29, 2021

2:00 PM to TBD
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Outdoor Kansas Kids Day Program (O.K. Kids)
618 SE Bluestem Rd. #7, El Dorado KS 67042

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