Niels Koch HalsteenName: Niels Koch Halsteen
Date of Death: March 4, 2013
Age at death: 86
Niels Koch Halsteen, 86, Bradenton, passed away March 4, 2013. Born in Birkerod, Denmark he immigrated to the US in 1958 with his wife and 3 children to begin a new life and job in NY as a Mechanical Engineer. His career took his family to Indiana, Wisconsin and then he retired and moved to Sarasota/Bradenton in 1980. Niels loved to travel, the challenge of skiing in the alps, playing competitive tennis, and home building projects. He continued to play tennis into his 80's enjoying weekly tennis with his friend Ron. He especially loved spending time with his family.
Preceded in death by his wife, Bente and survived by his son, Bjorn (Sonja) Halsteen of Malmo, Sweden; daughters, Elizabeth(John) Wuertz of Waverly, IA and Susanne Koval of Wappingers Falls, NY; brother, Johannes Halsteen of Denmark; sister, Bibe Foltmann of Sweden; 8 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.
There will be a private service. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Gloria dei Lutheran Church, Anna Marie Island or the Alzheimer's Association. Condolenceswww.brownandsonsfuneral.com.