Austin Henry Nivens
Born: Dec 04, 1924
Died: Apr 18, 2016
Austin Henry Nivens, 91, passed away April 18, 2016, surrounded by his family at his home in Havre. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.
Austin was born December 4, 1924 in Alton, MO to Bernice and Walter Nivens, one of six children. Austin served in WW2 and he was a life time member of VFW in Havre and a member of the Eagles Club. Austin worked and retired from BNSF. Austin loved working on his farm with his children, building many bird houses for friends and family. Austin and Alice loved to go dancing. After her death, he continued meeting friends at the Eagles Club and Senior Center to dance. He met up with two Canadian ladies and danced when they came to town.
Austin is survived by daughters; Bernice Campbell of Havre, MT, Diana Robbin of Sundance, WY, sons; Roger (Cathy) of Benton AR, Mark (Jane) of Rapid City, SD, Rick (Freya) of Oregon City, OR, Greg (Mary) of Sheridan, WY, brother; Chester of Campo, CO, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Austin was preceded in death by parents Walter and Bernice, brothers; George, John, James, sister Vergie Bell Malken and the love of his life Alice in 2009.
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