Cover photo for Karen Lee Nielsen's Obituary
Karen Lee Nielsen Profile Photo
1943 Karen 2021

Karen Lee Nielsen

July 18, 1943 — September 26, 2021

Karen Nielsen
Ephraim, UT
Karen Lee Allred Nielson, 78, of Ephraim, UT, passed away on September 26, 2021 in Salt Lake City, UT.  Karen was born on July 18, 1943 in Park City, UT to Lee and Leah Alleen Sprouse Allred.
Karen attended schools in Roosevelt and later graduated from LDS Business College.  She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in many callings.  She was active in scouting and loved having her boys in scouts.  She married her sweetheart, Soren Melvin Nielsen on July 18, 1974 in Provo, UT.  Karen and Soren served in the Manti Temple as ordinance workers for 8 years.  This experience was a highlight of her life.
Karen is survived by her husband, Soren; sons, Soren Jason (Rebecca) Nielsen and Bjorn L (Sabrina) Nielsen; 3 grandsons and 3 granddaughters; sisters, Earleen Smart and Angela Turner.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the South Jordan City Cemetery.  Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.  Online guestbook at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karen Lee Nielsen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Private Family Graveside Service

10650 South 1055 West


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 63

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree