Johnnie William Nickel, 66, died June 22, 2012, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita.


Johnnie William Nickel, 66, died June 22, 2012, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita. He was born March 21, 1946, in Goessel, the son of John F. and Olga (Ratzloff) Nickel. In 1964, he graduated from Hillsboro High School. Johnnie retired as a welder from Moridge Inc. in Moundridge.  He attended Grace Bible Church, in Hutchinson.
On Sept. 20, 1968, he married Carol Herbel in Durham. She survives.
Other survivors include; a daughter, Natalie Nickel of Hutchinson; a son, John Nickel of Kansas City, Mo.; three brothers, Wesley Nickel, Lonnie Nickel, and Leo Nickel; a sister, Lila Koop; and a grandson, Noah Tajchman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Willis Nickel.
Memorial service was at 11 a.m. today, 2012, at Grace Bible Church, 1221 E. 33rd St.,  Hutchinson, with Rev. Rick Goertzen presiding.  
Friends called from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary. Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Grace Bible Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main St., Hutchinson, KS 67501.