Name: ROBERT EUGENE NICKELS: 81 years old of St. Elmo, Illinois, a loving father and grandfather passed away on Thursday morning November 9, 2017 at his home in St. Elmo, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be conducted by Rev. Pee Wee Denton at 11:00 AM on Tuesday Morning
November 14, 2017at the Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
Visitation for family and friends will be begin Monday November 13, 2017 beginning at 6:00 PM
at the Kull Funeral Home, St. Elmo, Illinois.
Burial: will follow the funeral services at the Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo, Illinois.
Robert was born on February 7, 1936 in Otego Township, Fayette County, Illinois the son of Charles Clifford and Mary Catherine Strauch Nickels. He was raised with his brothers Kenneth, Charles and Gary.
He married Thelma Lou Ledbetter in St. Elmo on June 27, 1953 in the home of Rev. Charles Simpkins. Thelma preceded him in death on January 27, 2005. Robert was employed as a machinist and a tool and die maker for different companies as Fedders USA in Effingham, Crane Industries in Vandalia and last Sim Products Beecher City, Illinois when he retired in 1998.
For those who prefer Memorials they may be directed to the choice of the Donor.
In His passing he leaves behind his:
Son: David E. Nickels St. Elmo, Illinois
3-Daughters: Penny (husband, David) Harrison St. Elmo, Illinois
Barbara (husband, Kelly) Smith Green River, Wyoming
Diana Nickels Phoenix, Arizona
Brother: Gary Allen Nickels Brownstown, Illinois
2-Sisters-in-law: Loretta Nickels Brownstown, Illinois
Sharon Harris Brownstown, Illinois
4- Grand Children, 7-Great Grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins
Special Companion: Decker at home.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife
Brothers: Charles and Kenneth Nickels
1-Granddaughter: Nicole Jane Nickels
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