Eric Nickelson, 54, died June 27, 2013, at his home in Hutchinson. He was born April 2, 1959, in Wichita to John Reuben and Neola Mae (Redger) Nickelson.
Eric Nickelson, 54, died June 27, 2013, at his home in Hutchinson. He was born April 2, 1959, in Wichita to John Reuben and Neola Mae (Redger) Nickelson. He graduated in 1977 from Hutchinson High School then attended Hutchinson Community College.
Eric served in the United States Navy from 1979-1985. He was procurement manager at Collins Bus, having worked there for 27 years.
On Aug. 26, 2000, he married Angela Stark in Hutchinson. She survives. Other survivors include his father, John, Wichita; brother, Craig Nickelson, Wichita; sister, Christy Smith, Wichita; two nephews; a niece; two dogs, Cassie and Wyatt and a cat, Jake.
Eric was preceded in death by his mother.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Matt Stafford officiating. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors by the United States Navy Honor Guard. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday through Monday at Elliott Mortuary. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Salvation Army in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main St., Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please visit www.elliottmorutary.com to leave condolences for Eric’s family.