Bernett Nickel funeral

Bernie Nickel’s funeral will be Wednesday, July 25 at Red Rock Methodist Church.  We will be singing two songs, “Precious Lord” and “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder.”  Those car pooling are to meet at the LWLC at 9:00.  Kent would like us to practice about 9:30.  We may park across the street at Bernie and Marjie’s house.

Bernett (Bernie) Nickel, age 85 of Sanborn, MN, entered into eternal peace on July 22, 2012, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Bernie was born May 5, 1927, in Germantown Township of Cottonwood County, to Henry and Irene (Stocker) Nickel. He attended rural school in Germantown Township. Bernie married Marjorie Hubert on August 15, 1948, at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Lamberton, MN. He and Marjorie worked side by side on the family farm he was born and raised on; they continued to help their two sons after retiring. He was a member of the Red Rock United Methodist Church and the Cottonwood County Beef Producers and also served on several boards. One activity that brought Bernie great joy was his 30-year membership in the Windom Area Chordhustlers. Bernett enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his passion was farming. Bernie often said he never worked a day in his life, because he loved what he did. After retirement, Bernie loved to attend as many activities as possible – especially those of his grandchildren.

Bernett is lovingly remembered by his wife of nearly 64 years, Marjorie; daughter Victoria (Steven) Koehn, of Red Wing, MN; two sons, Steven (Mary) Nickel, of Sanborn, MN, and William (Kimberly) Nickel, of Sanborn, MN; eight grandchildren, Candace, Patrick, Adam, Brittni (Brent) Baune, Turner, Cierra, Crystalline and Bobbe.

He was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother, Irene Smith, daughter, Penny Gray, sister, Helen Radtke, and infant brother, Dennis.

The funeral service for Bernett will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the Red Rock United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Laechel officiating. Burial will be in Red Rock United Methodist Cemetery, immediately following the service. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the Red Rock United Methodist Church. An additional visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be left at http://www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Advertisements
Published in: on July 24, 2012 at 8:28 am  Leave a Comment  
Tags: , , ,

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://chordhustlers.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/bernett-nickel-funeral/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: