Kurt "Kurtie" R. Nickel 64, of Ottumwa died July 22, 2017 at the home of his brother in Ottumwa.
He was born January 3, 1953 in Ottumwa to Kurt William and Shirley Mae Pilcher Nickel.
A graduate of Ottumwa High School, he lived in Ottumwa all of his life. He enjoyed watching trains; loved spending holidays with his family, especially the 4th of July.
Surviving are two brothers, Mark (Marla) Nickel of Ottumwa and Todd (Darci) Nickel of Agency; nieces and nephews, Melissa, Adam, Molly, Aaron and Samantha; along with two great nieces and 4 great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an uncle, Keith Pilcher.
Graveside services and inurnment will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Shaul Cemetery with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.
Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Davis and Wapello County, 927 Pennsylvania Ave. Ottumwa, IA 52501.
Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on July 24, 2017