MAYWOOD, N.J. -- Frederick Nilsson, 92, formerly of Hackensack, died Sunday, Nov. 22.
Before retiring, Nilsson worked for the Port Authority of NY & NJ as an aviation planner. He was the head elder of Zion Lutheran Church, the president of the congregation and a member of the Fellowship Club. He also was proud to serve as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Nilsson was the beloved husband of Jane (née Allwarden0; the loving father of Wayne and his wife Lynn; Dale; and Joy Thomsen and her husband Keith; the cherished step-father of Susan Cinquegrana and her husband Lawrence; and Nancy Wright and her husband Fred; adored grandfather of Erica, Austin, Ashley and Devon; step-grandfather of Sarah, Lawrence, Bill, Ben, Courtney and Baily; and the great-grandfather of six.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Herta "Tinni" Nilsson.
Family will receive friends on from 2-6 p.m. Friday at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 S. Farview Ave., Paramus The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Zion Lutheran Church in Maywood. Interment will be at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Nilsson’s memory may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church, 120 E. Pleasant Ave., Maywood.
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