Graveside services for Franklin Delbert Nickel, 47,
Caldwell, who died Sunday, June 24, in Middleton, will be
conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Middleton Cemetery, by
Bishop Richard Priest of the Caldwell 2nd Ward, Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, under the direction of
the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
He waas born June 5, 1937 at Page, Neb., to Plen and Eva
Nickel. He moved with his family to Caldwell where he
was reared and graduated from Caldwell schools. He
married Martha Stoddard in 1957 at Caldwell. They
moved to Texas in 1965 where he worked in construction for
several years. They returned to Caldwell in 1970,
where his wife died in 1971.
worked in Caldwell at the Dairymen's Creamery Association
and most recently had been working as a bail bondsman.
He married Sherry Smith, November 25, 1978, at Elko, Nev.
He was a member of the Caldwell 2nd
Ward LDS Church.
He is survived by his
wife, of Caldwell; one son, Darrell Nickel, Middleton; four
daughters, Sandra Fritz and Kathy Ambrose, Nampa, and Penny
and Cynthia Nickel, Caldwell; one stepson, Joseph Smith,
Weber Basis, Utah; three step-daughters, Tanya Smith, Lisa
Smith, Christina Smith, Caldwell; his parents, Plen and Eva
Nickel, Middleton; one brother, Wesley Nickel, Clearfield,
Utah; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his first
wife and a grandchild.
call at the chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m. Memorials
may be made to the March of Dimes or Muscular Dystrophy
Association, care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386,
Caldwell, Idaho, 83606.