Adrienne Judith Ruckert Nielsen
Tue, 2016/06/14 - 5:00am News Staff
Adrienne was born in New Orleans, LA on February 15, 1934 to the late Colomb John and Vivian Burg Ruckert. She passed from this life on May 1, 2016, at her son's home in Las Vegas, NV at the age of 82. She was the loving mother of Niels P. Nielsen III (Judy) of Maui, HI; and Kyle A. Nielsen (Patricia) of Las Vegas, NV. Sister of Colleen R. Schambra (Nicholas), Jean R. Goodwyne (Casey), Dale R. Jane' (Warren), Duluth, GA, and the late John Edwin Ruckert. She is also survived by nieces, Kim R. Boudreaux (Glen), and April van Vlaardingen (John); and nephews, Robert Goodwyne (Lisa), and Reid Jane' (Sally). Adrienne lived in Reno, NV for many years where she was a member of the Medical Assistants Association of Reno. She returned to the New Orleans area upon retirement and resided in Belle Chasse, LA, where she spent long hours tending the gardens she loved. Adrienne was an accomplished artist and enjoyed her years in the People's Program at Holy Spirit Church in Algiers. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to give thanks and appreciation to her loving and untiring caregiver, Patricia Drake. A memorial mass will be held at 1:30 p.m on June 18, 2016, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Belle Chasse, LA. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park.