Preben A. Nielsen, age 73 of El Dorado passed away November 16, 2021.
He was born April 28, 1948 to Arne and Elsa Nielsen in Odense, Denmark.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years Kathy Nielsen, daughter Ashley Nielsen of Fayetteville AR, son Everett Nielsen (April), grandsons Cooper and Dempsey Nielsen of Blackhawk, CO, son Arnpor Hupfeldt (Linda), grandchildren Svenni and Lilja Hupfeldt of Brumunddal, Norway and mother-in-law Wilda Martin of El Dorado.
Preben built race cars, restored classic cars, and owned Foreign Car Repair in California. Later he entered the computer industry working in Telecommunications. He spoke five languages, enjoyed flying his small planes, rescuing animals, loved history and could fix all things mechanical.
The family appreciates the staff at Life Touch Hospice for their care.
Cremation services are under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorial services will be held later.
Condolences may be shared at www.youngsfuneralhome.com for the Nielsen family.