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NICKLIN, Dorothy M. 1926 - 2012


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 2/22/2012 at 14:04:38

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Friday, February 17, 2012
Page 10

Dorothy M. NICKLIN

Dorothy M. NICKLIN, 85, formerly of rural Floris, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.

A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Selma United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Phil Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Ottumwa.

Open visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, where the famiy will be present 3-5 p.m.

Memorials to Selma United Methodist Church may be left at the funeral home or church or may be mailed to the family at 32143 155th St., Floris 52560.

Mrs. NICKLIN was born June 6, 1926, in Waukegan, Ill., the daughter of Opal and Mabel WISEMAN TALLEY. She married Wendell E. NICKLIN Oct. 3, 1948, at her parents' home near Floris. He died Jan. 13, 2012.

Mrs. NICKLIN graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1944 and attended Parsons College. She taught at White Elm School in northeast Davis County. She and her husband raised purebred Jersey cattle on the NICKLIN family farm in the White Elm neighborhood.

Mrs. NICKLIN was a member of Selma United Methodist Church and Fairfield Camp of Gideons International.

Mrs. NICKLIN was a self-taught musician and enjoyed playing piano, organ, guitar and violin. She also enjoyed cooking, especially cherry pies.

Survivors include three sons, Michael NICKLIN and wife Rebecca of Bozeman, Mont., William NICKLIN and wife Linda of rural Floris and Daniel NICKLIN of Des Moines; one daughter, Marcia NICKLIN and husband David STERN of Italy; six grandchildren; one brother, Gene TALLEY of Akron, Ohio; and two sisters, Leona McCLURE of Floris and Connie BIRDSALL of Ankeny.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

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