Norma B. (Cleland) Nickelson
Norma B. Nickelson, age 88, formerly of State Route 39, Shelby, died Monday, April 16, 2007 at the home of her son in Apache Junction, Arizona after a short illness.
She was born November 2, 1918 in Crawford County, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (Nye) Cleland. Norma was a former employee of the Shelby Gum Company and retired from the Wilkens Air Force Depot in Shelby. She was a member of UAW Local #549.
Norma is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Daryl and Glenna Nickelson of Apache Junction; a daughter, Carolyn Starrett of Oak Park, Michigan; 6 grandchildren, Vicki Williamson, Daryl Nickelson, Jr., Cathy Brickner, Mike Starrett, Kim Yatsko, Jason Nickelson; 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank V. Nickelson on Sept. 27, 1993 and by a sister, Mabel Snavely.
Friends may call on Saturday, April 21, 2007 from 10-11 AM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Gail Angel, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Shelby officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial expressions are made to Med Central Hospice. The family would appreciate on-line condolences