Logan Herald Journal, 02/10/13
Shirley Nielsen, 77, passed away Feb. 7, 2013, at her home in Preston, Idaho, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born Dec. 23,1935, in Trenton, Utah, to Ray and Gwen Winn. She was the third of five children.
Shirley married Sherwin (Cowboy) Nielsen March 26, 1951, in Ogden, Utah. Sherwin passed away Nov. 14, 2008. She is also preceded in death by her parents and a brother Ray Dean (infant). She is survived by two brothers and one sister: Art (Judy) Winn of Fairview Idaho, Faye (Rex deceased) Goodwin of Lewiston, Utah, and Rex (Annette) Winn of Rigby Idaho.
Shirley had a strong work ethic and a love for animals, especially her horses. She loved being outdoors and much preferred the corral to the kitchen. Her favorite holiday was Thanksgiving when she would cook dinner for the Nielsen family. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Services will be at 12 p.m. Monday Feb. 11, 2013, with a viewing prior to the services from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fairview 2nd Ward, 165 W. 4800 South, Fairview, Idaho.