George P. Nissen
(February 1, 1914 – April 7, 2010) was an American gymnast and inventor who developed the modern trampoline and made trampolining a worldwide sport. He died in San Diego California on 7th April 2010 at the age of 96 from complications from pneumonia. (Wikipedia)
Sad announcement of George Nissen’s Death
We are saddened to report that George Nissen passed away Wednesday, April 7th at 7:10pm here in San Diego (The cause was complications related to pneumonia). It was a peaceful passing and the entire family was in attendance at his bedside. We know all of you send your thoughts and prayers to his wife Annie and daughters Dagmar and Dian.
No plans have been made yet for any memorial or services, but we will let you know if any such arrangements are made.
Many of you may wish to call or respond to this news, but it would be appreciated if you would wait until after the weekend is over, to allow the immediate family to have personal time.
Ron & Dagmar Munn
George Nissen observes a game of Spaceball (1960)