James W. Nilsen, 34, a former Stevens Point man, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, in Minneapolis.
A memorial service was held Wednesday at the Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel in Plymouth, Minn. Memorials can be made to Salvation Army Harbor Lights, Minneapolis.
Mr. Nilsen was born Oct. 2, 1965, in Fargo, N.D., a son of Joyce (Barry) Nilsen and the late Gerald Nilsen.
He moved with his family to Stevens Point and attended schools here, graduating from Stevens Point Area Senior High School. He moved to Minneapolis in 1985 to pursue a cooking career.
Survivors include a daughter, Jordan Ashlee, Minneapolis; his mother, Marco Island, Fla.; one sister, Kristine (Ken) Martin, Maple Grove, Minn.; and two brothers, Robert (Linda), Plover, and Steven (Sue).