Jack B. Neilson, 57, contractor, real estate broker and former president of the Home Builders Association, died of heart complications April 14, 1989, in a Salt Lake hospital.

He was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Salt Lake City, where he attended school before joining the Navy during the Korean War. Upon returning, he began work with his father, Albert, in the construction business.Mr. Neilson was president of Neilson Construction Co. and broker at Superior Realty Co. He was a regional representative and director of the National Home Builders Association.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 E. 13th South. Donations may be made to the Utah Heart Association , 645 E. Fourth South, Salt Lake, 84102. A farewell will be given at 5 p.m. that same day in the Fort Douglas Club, 2 N. Medical Drive.