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George Henry NICKELS
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Obituary for George Henry NICKELS

NICKELS, George Henry - age 68, of Linden, died Monday, May 20, 2013 at home surrounded by family after a short illness with cancer. Services will be held 10 AM Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Lake Fenton United Methodist Church, 2581 N. Long Lake Rd., Fenton with Rev. Jeremy Peters officiating. Interment will follow at Crestwood Cemetery, Grand Blanc. Visitation will be held 5-8 PM Tuesday and 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton and from 9 AM until time of service Thursday at the church. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Gentiva Hospice or the American Diabetes Association. George was born July 19, 1944 in Flint, the son of Herman and Margaret (Turnbull) Nickels. He married Eloise Hugan in 1966 in Grand Blanc. George retired from GM Parts and Service after 30 years of service and was a previous co-owner of Nickels Boat Works in Fenton. He was an active member of the Lake Fenton Sailing Club and a member of the International Lightning Class Association. Surviving are: wife, Eloise; son, Brian Nickels and wife, Theresa of Flint; daughter, Traci Nickels of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Timothy, Bradley, Heather and Elizabeth; siblings, David Nickels and wife, Marianne of Holly, Madolyn and husband, Edward Hugan of Holly, Louis Nickels and wife, Bonnie of Fenton; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kim Suzanne and parents, Herman and Margaret. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituary page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Funeral Service

Monday

20

May

Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Visitation

Tuesday

21

May

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Visitation

Wednesday

22

May

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Visitation

Thursday

23

May

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lake Fenton United Methodist Church

2581 N. Long Lake Rd
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Service

Thursday

23

May

10:00 AM
Lake Fenton United Methodist Church

2581 N. Long Lake Rd
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Mass

Thursday

23

May

Crestwood Memorial Cemetery

2020 Hill Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

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