Jimmie Joe “JJ” Nielsen, rural Allen, Kansas, passed away at his home on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the age of 84. JJ Nielsen was born in Dunlap, Kansas on December 31, 1937, the son of Christian and Roberta Vivian (Bronaugh) Nielsen. He married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Helen McElfresh in El Dorado, Kansas on September 3, 1957. She survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Vicki (David) Jones, Americus, Kansas; brother, Larry Nielsen, Americus, Kansas; grandchildren, Justin (Melissa) Nielsen, Chauncy (Alan) Hucke, and Lindsey (Justin) Nurnberg; great-grandchildren, Abigail Brown, Adrian Brown, Matthew Brown, Mariah Demory, Triston Brown, Trevor Geisler, Harper Hucke, Graham Hucke, Jade Nurnberg, Andrew Tacy, Gunner Nurnberg, Ty Nurnberg.