Robert John Nickel

Godfrey | Tuesday, May 3 2016

Robert John Nickel, 69, died at 8:34 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at his home in Godfrey under the care of St. Clare’s Hospice.  Born September 1, 1946 in Chicago, he was the son of Robert and Ruth Nickel.  Mr. Nickel retired from the Olin Corporation in 2000 after 25 years of service and he loved playing Bridge.  Surviving is a son, Larry Nickel of Alton, his companion of 25 years, Margie Jones of Godfrey, a sister, Carol Nawrocki (Keith) of Arlington Heights, IL, and his three dogs, Daisy, Sophie or Zach.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.  Memorials may be made to St. Clare’s Hospice.  Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

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