Loren W. ‘Nick’ Nickels


Loren W. “Nick” Nickels, 98, of Bayport, passed away peacefully Dec. 18, 2012.

Nick was preceded in death by his wife, Alyce; son, Royce, and sisters, Ruth Backer and Leah Schulz. He is survived by daughter, Julee Ruby (Michael); son, Reed Nickels; grandchildren, Kristen, Shawn and Patrick (Elise) Ruby; great-grandchildren, Jessie, Alix, Lafeyette, and Braydin, and sister, Lois Brueske.

Nick was a World War II veteran, retired from the Stillwater Prison staff and a motorcycle enthusiast.

A funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 14940 62nd St. North in Stillwater. Visitation is one hour prior to the service. Burial is at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.