NICKERSON, John M. 1867-1930
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/6/2015 at 09:02:02
J. M. Nickerson Dies From Heart Failure
Was Prominent Farmer and Widely Known in Southwest Grundy
John M. Nickerson died very suddenly from heart failure at his home in Marshalltown at 12:30 Tuesday morning from heart failure. He was sick but a few hours.
Mr. Nickerson was 63 years old. He was born on a farm in Marshall county April 12, 1867. He resided on a farm continually until he and his wife moved to Marshalltown eight years ago. The family lived for many years on a farm three miles south of Beaman. Mr. Nickerson was very successful in his farming operations and he was an extensive landowner. He had a wide acquaintance in southwest Grundy and he was held in high regard by all who knew him.
Surviving relatives are the wife, two daughters, Mrs. Reuben Zink, living south of Beaman, and Mrs. Frances Nickerson, from Hinsdale, Ill. There are two brothers, Charles, who resides in north Marshall county, and Claude of Marshalltown. The two sisters are Mrs. Mary Miller of Akron, Colo., and Mrs. Emma Rowe of Beaman. Two daughters died during infancy.
The funeral will be held from the home in Marshalltown at 2 o'clock Thursday. Burial will take place in Beaman.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 8 May 1930, pg 1
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