John C. Nickel, of Lincoln, passed away in his sleep December 4th, 2021. John was born May 6th, 1941, in Burt, Iowa, the eldest child of John L. and Karyl M. Nickel. He is survived by a brother, Robert Nickel-wife Catherine of Lincoln, and a sister Mary Kay Freeman-husband James “Pat” of White Hall, AR.
John served in the Air Force in the early 1960s before moving to Iowa where he worked in building construction and was a rural mail carrier. While working in Independence, Iowa, he was also employed at the local airport where he enjoyed flying his own plane.
After retirement, John moved to Kingman, AZ, for several years prior to relocating to Lincoln recently.
A celebration of life is planned for May.
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