Nielsen Insurance Inc.


407 North Main Street
Valentine, NE 69201

Office: 402-376-1865
Fax: 402-376-1866

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Meet Our Staff

Jason Kelber – Agent/CIC

Property & Casualty

Jason joined Nielsen Insurance in 2014 and has been in the insurance business since 2004 when he moved to Valentine, NE. Jason is married to a wonderful girl, Renee Kelber, & they have 4 children together: McKenzie, Madison, Jordan, & Grace. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, hiking, and all these activities are even better with the family! Jason also helps coach the Valentine High School Wrestling Team which have won 4 State Championships in the last 8 years, along with 2 Runner-up finishes. Jason’s Claim to Fame is he was a NCAA Wrestling Champion for the University of Nebraska in Lincoln back in 1991. The thing that grabs Jason about the insurance industry is that he loves to help make sure families, ranches, farms and businesses are protected from when disaster strikes.

Patty Welch – Agent/CISR

Property & Casualty


Patty joined Nielsen Insurance in 2014 and has been working with insurance since 1987 and has been a licensed agent since 1990. Patty is married to Jim Welch and they have 4 kids and 9 grandkids. Some of her favorite times are spent with family & grandkids.