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Wallace K. Nickels
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1922
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2011
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

From the April 29, 2011, edition of The Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)

DAVENPORT Wallace K. Nickels, 88, of Davenport, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Friendship Manor, Rock Island. Funeral services will be Monday, May 2, 2011, 11:30 a.m. with visitation 9:30 a.m. until service time at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at

Wallace was born September 12, 1922, in Davenport the son of Arthur and Elsie (Pott) Nickels. He married Dorothy Trottnow on April 26, 1969, in Davenport. She preceded him in death in 1991. He later married Betty Shannon in 1994

Prior to his retirement he was employed for 33 years at the former Bendix Corporation and Clifton Precision as a Model Maker, retiring in 1983.

He enjoyed watching baseball. Wallace loved spending time with his stepchildren and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Betty, Davenport; brother, Earl Nickels, Davenport; stepchildren, Shirley (Bob) Buckwalter, of Indiana, and Cindy (Kim) Dopler, Davenport; step-daughter-in-law, Tari Lee Shannon, Coyne Center, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Dorothy, stepson, Richard, and brother, Orval. 
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  Dorothy I. Trottnow Nickels (1915 - 1991)*
  Betty Lea Sloan Nickels (1923 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
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