Howard H. Nickerson

  • Born: October 17, 1930
  • Died: July 4, 2016
  • Location: Marshall, Wisconsin

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Howard H. Nickerson, 85, of Marshall, WI passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Randolph.

Howard was born on October 17, 1930 in Danville, WI to Hollis and Vernice (McCauley) Nickerson. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Howard was employed as a welder and retired from APV in Lake Mills after 41 years. He was married to Eunice Potter who preceded him in death. He later married Shirley Roessler Schmitt.

Howard was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of Olivet Congregational – UCC in Columbus. Howard enjoyed his retirement and the years he spent with his wife.

Howard is survived by his wife, Shirley of Marshall; his children: George (Kathy) Nickerson of Danville, Gerald (Kathy) Nickerson of Danville, Daniel Nickerson of Portage, and Todd (Kathy) Nickerson of Danville; his step-children: James (Sandra) Schmitt of Deforest, Sharon (Daniel) Hein of Waterloo, Darlene Blankenship of Marshall, and Diane (Kirk) Virchow of Marshall; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Eunice, sister, Gloria Nickerson, and grandson, Troy Virchow.

A graveside gathering will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. at Okeeg Cemetery in the township of Elba, WI. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the Columbus VFW Post 8090.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My Brother-In-Law: My deepest Sympathy to Wife and Children- George H. Potter, Mesa, AZ 852052

Posted by George Potter - Mesa, AZ - Family   July 13, 2016

May he rest in peace forever...

Posted by Mary Potter - Milwaukee, WI - Family   July 08, 2016

Losing someone we love is nothing easy, but knowing that I have been able to be a part of of the life of that person, I realize that I was blessed to have been able to be in Howie's life, not only as a cousin, but as a dad when i was a baby, before he went to rest in eternal salvation. My condolences to the family. I will always be greatful that he was there for me and gave me a home when I was born into this world. He was my hero, my first daddy. Rest in peace Howie, till we meet again in heaven. Love Beverly

Posted by Beverly Westervelt (McCauley ) - Bakersfield, CA - Family   July 07, 2016


Heaven has gained a very special, kind hearted angel with a heart of gold. Howie, thanks for all of the great times we shared and all of the wonderful memories we made together. There is a special place in my heart for you. You may be gone but most certainly will not be forgotten. Rest in Peace. With Hugs and lots of Love, Darlene.

Posted by Darlene Blankenship - Family   July 07, 2016

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