Violet Nickel | 2011 | Obituary

Violet Nickel

March 04, 2011

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Violet Nickel, age 75 of Valley City formerly of Willow City, died Saturday at a Valley City health care center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at the Willow Creek Lutheran Church near Willow City.

Violet Nickel, a daughter of Joseph and Ruth (Barz) Leese was born on December 20, 1935 in Williston. She was reared and atteneded school there. On December 21, 1953, she married Albert Nickel at the Willow Creek Chruch near Willow City. They remained on the Nickel family farm for many years before moving into Willow City. In 2006, they moved to the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City. Albert passed away on May 12, 2008.

She was a member of the Willow Creek Lutheran Church near Willow City.

Violet passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011 at a Vally City nursing home.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth Nickel of Ellendale, ND; daughters, Karen and her husband Milo Buchholz of Fingal, ND and Janice and her husband Duane Scheurer of Golden Valley, ND; 6 grandchildren, Angela Magnuson, Jamie Buchholz, Darci Magnuson, Tammy Nickel, Megan Scheurer, and Lance Corporal Dustin Scheurer; 5 great-grandchildren, Abigail and Maxwell Magnuson, Amanda and Amelia Pfennig and Aidan Melling.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Arrangements were with Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Friends may sign the online register book at

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