June Nickel, beloved wife of Lorence Nickel of Calgary, passed away on August 2, 2007, after a brief battle with cancer, at the age of 77 years.
June was born in Calgary on August 12, 1929 and was very proud to have lived most of her life in Calgary. She attended Henderson’s School of Business and worked as a library clerk with the Calgary Board of Education until her retirement. June had many hours of enjoyment in her bowling league where she met many wonderful friends. She also loved to travel and had fond memories of trips to Maui and many family trips to Las Vegas.
Besides her loving husband of fifty-eight years, June is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Laurie and Kerry Barnett; her son and daughter-in-law Bob and Kathy; her brother and sister-in-law Jim and Arlis Rackham; her sister and brother-in-law Pat and Keith Coskey; her sister-in-law Barb Rackham; and her brother-in-law Clarence Nickel (Kathaleen). “Grandma June” will also be greatly missed by her granddaughters, Gillian, Carly, and Robyn Barnett; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. June was predeceased by her parents, Jim and Mary Rackham; and her brother Doug Rackham.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588 or directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In living memory of June Nickel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences