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Robert Howard Nickolaisen
Birth: Aug. 14, 1940
Utah, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2010
Istanbul, Turkey

ROBERT NICKOLAISEN


JOPLIN, MO Robert Howard Nickolaisen, age 70, of Joplin, Mo., passed away suddenly in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday, Dec. 30,2010, while he was serving on a humanitarian mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Robert was born on Aug. 14, 1940, to Elmer and Florene Nickolaisen in Utah.

Bob graduated with a master's degree from Arizona State University. He was a licensed professional mechanical engineer. He was employed by Missouri Southern State University and Pittsburg State University for many years before becoming a successful private consultant. He served as a secretariat on the ISO 9000 committee and was an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Bob's hobbies included hunting and fishing. He was a dedicated family man who enjoyed spending time with his many children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Beryl K. Nickolaisen, of the home; his children, Teresa Johnson, of Joplin, Stephen and Beth Nickolaisen, of Diamond, Mo., R. Scott Nickolaisen, of Granby, Mo., Deborah Olson, of Joplin, Loralee and Jonathan Baughman, of Fordland, Mo., and Katherine Johnson, of Sarcoxie, Mo.; his mother, Florene Nickolaisen, of Jeffersonville, Ind.; his sister, Margaret Nickolaisen, of Jeffersonville; his 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2203 Indiana, Joplin. Bishop Dave Richins officiating. Burial will follow in Osborne Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Chapel.

Memorial contributions can be in lieu of flowers to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Humanitarian Mission Fund in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.

Online condolences may be made at www.masonwoodard.com


January 6, 2011

The Joplin Globe



 
 
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Osborne Memorial Cemetery
Joplin
Newton County
Missouri, USA
 
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