HUTCHINSON—Don A. Nickell, 62, passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016 at his home. He was born in Wheaton, Mo., to Lewis and Lucille (Howard) Nickell.
He attended Johnson High School (Stanton County High School). Upon graduation, Don went to work for People’s Natural Gas, currently Black Hills Energy, in Johnson, Kansas. Later he transferred to Burrton with the same company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing Pitch, NASCAR and trips to the casino. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; Veron and Effie Nickell, Anna Mae Davis, and numerous aunts and uncles.
He is survived by, wife Katherine Nickell; daughters Marla (Rick) Richardson, Amanda (Travis) Seeber; brothers Steve Nickell, Darrell (Zelma) Nickell, Stan (Karen) Nickell, Lewis (Janelle) Nickell Jr., Jay (Patty) Nickell; sister Sharon (Kelly) Holtwick; grandchildren Gracie and Keaton Richardson and Jackson Seeber.
Visitation was Sunday, July 10 at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel. Funeral services were July 11 also at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel. Interment was at Burrton City Cemetery following services.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Burrton Volunteer Fire Department and EMS in care of the funeral home.