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Aage Nissen

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In Loving Memory of

NISSEN, Aage

The family announces with deep sorrow the passing of Aage at the Timmins District Hospital on Saturday November 27th, 2021, at the age of 91.

He leaves behind his beloved long-time partner Mariette Berube.  Cherished and loved stepfather of
Shirley Boulianne (late Gilles) of Kapuskasing,  Chantal Berube of Timmins, Darlene Janzen (Anchor)  of Kapuskasing, Debbie Berube Derksen (Rodney) of Winnipeg.
He will be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Cindy Smith ( Shawn ) of Embrun,  Brian Boulianne ( Lorraine ) of Cochrane, Jason Rouleau ( Dominique ) of Kapuskasing, Jamie Rouleau of Sudbury,  ( late Crystal-Ann Rouleau), Wesley Berube Janzen (Ian Twigg) of Cambridge, Megan Conte ( Paul ) and David Derksen of Winnipeg, Manitoba. His great-grandchildren Ethan, Olivia, Bruce, Cadyn, Grayson, Hailey-Ann, Hannah, and Hudson. Uncle to Tove  (Flemming), Torben (Anne), Arne  and cousins of Nya and Lea all of Denmark.    
Born 1931 in Denmark to Peter and Katrine Nissen, Aage was raised on a family farm in a small village with 2 siblings brother Erik Nissen of Denmark  (late sister Gudrun,  late husband Carl Bush). As a very young man Aage became a guard and served the queen of Denmark,  a chapter in his life he was very proud of as he often told us but wanted to pursue his dream to come to Canada.
He arrived in the early 50's by boat in Vancouver to his destination of South Porcupine, Ontario with the hope of a better life, which he accomplished. He loved traveling and was fortunate enough to do so, which added to his repertoire of stories he used to share with us along with photos, of which have now become priceless memories.
Employed at Kidd Creek Mine Aage worked his way up from heavy equipment operator to wearing a "White Hat" gaining a lot of respect and friends. He also learned the carpentry trade to then go on to build 3 beautiful homes in Timmins. His favorite pass times were fishing and blueberry picking with his "buddy" Fred. He also enjoyed walking, reading, and gardening roses. He will be greatly missed.
Donations to Toronto Sick Kids will be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
As per Aage's wishes cremation will take place.
Arrangements entrusted to Stinson Funeral Home, 100 Bruce Avenue, South Porcupine ON, P0N1H0 (705)235-2900 www.stinsonfuneralhome.net
 

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