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Kevin Arthur Nichelson

Memorial service for Kevin Nichelson, 52, of Quitman, is scheduled for 11:00 AM Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Faith Baptist Church with Brother Mike Midkiff officiating.

Kevin Arthur Nichelson was born July 21, 1964 in Cozad, Nebraska to Harley and Mary (McCarthy) Nichelson. Kevin and his family were Quitman residents for four years and attend Faith Baptist Church. He was a diesel mechanic for Caterpillar for over 15 years and loved his job. He loved working and tinkering with engines. Kevin had a heart of gold. He enjoyed helping people and was always willing to lend an extra hand. He also loved the outdoors, whether it be hunting, fishing, or camping, but he loved his two boys more than anything in the world. They were his number one priority. Kevin was a wonderful father, husband, and friend and will be greatly missed by many.

Kevin went to be with the Lord Saturday morning, January 21, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Neil and Frances McCarthy; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Eliza Nichelson; uncle, Boyd Meredith; and several uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 21 years, Tammy Nichelson of Quitman; two sons, Acer and Ansun, both of Quitman; parents, Harley and Mary Nichelson of Eustis, NE; brother, Scott Nichelson and wife Chrystal of Fairbury, NE; two sisters, Teresa Welch and husband Pat of North Platte, NE and Judy McFarland and husband Bruce of Kansas City, Missouri; one niece, Chelsea Davis of Stillwater, OK; two nephews, Austin welch of North Platte, NE and Marshall Nichelson of Fairbury, NE; and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in memory of Kevin to help with expenses.
Tammy Nichelson
P.O. Box 1511
Quitman, TX 75783

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Sara Bellamy Feb 3 2017 12:00 AM

I grew up in Eustis and when I first moved to Kearney I lived with Kevin for a short time. I also worked with him for a short time at a dealership in Kearney. I considered him a good friend. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep praying for you and your family.

Neil Berke Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss

Sonja Harrison Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

Sonja Harrison Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your boys. 💚

Jessica Bryant Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

What a beautiful tribute to a beautiful man. You sure will be missed here on earth sweet man. Make sure you keep the light on for us!

Geri Camarena Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy and prayers during this very difficult time.

Debbie and Brad Meyer Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

I am deeply sorry for your loss. I just loved having you all be a part of my classroom last year. Ansun you are such a joy to be around and a very wonderful young man. You are all in my prayers! ~Mrs. Lacy

Shenice Lacy Jan 25 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy, Rick and I send our most sincere condolences to you and the boys. Kevin was an amazing husband and father and will greatly be missed.

Tammy & Rick Rhodes Jan 25 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss and for you boys loss. Just know that he is with God now with no pain. I am sorry that Dinky and I did not know about his passing but our thoughts and prayers are with you. See you soon for a haircut.

Brenda Caldera Jan 24 2017 12:00 AM

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