In Memory: Nils M. Magelssen
Nils M. Magelssen, 93, passed away February 28, 2017. Nils was born May 30, 1923 in Kansas City, MO to Peter K. and Mathilda Mae Magnusson Waldeen Magelssen. He attended Central Missouri State University and FBI Academy. Nils was also a WWII United States Naval Reserve Veteran. On September 4, 1952, Nils married Dorothea J. Avery. Mr. Magelssen was a member of East Gate Masonic Lodge #630; Scottish Rite; Ararat Shrine in Kansas City, MO. He was employed as President of Magelssen Contracting Company; and Captain of Raytown, MO Police Department (retired). Mr. Magelssen was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Dorothea J. Magelssen; and five brothers. Survivors include his daughter Linda M. Gottreu and her husband Harold G.; daughter Diane K. Shelnutt; son Jay A. Magelssen and his wife Lenore P.; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arr: Park Lawn Funeral Home 816-523-1234