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WALFRED M. NICKELSON

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WALFRED M. NICKELSON

1933-2014

Walfred M. Nickelson, 81, of Perham, died on March 16 at Perham Health. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, followed by a memorial mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, rural Perham. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.

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Walfred was born on Jan. 19, 1933 in Minneapolis, to Martin and Dorothy (Campeell) Nickelson. He enlisted in the Marine Corps and served in Japan during World War II. Walfred was united in marriage to Elizabeth "Betty" Dufner on April 4, 1960 in Minneapolis. Walfred worked for Ford Motor Company in St. Paul, Minn., for 30 years where he was a painter.

Surviving Walfred is his wife, Betty; his sisters, Shannon (Lee) and Margaret; along with many other relatives and friends.

Preceding Walfred in death are his parents; his brother, Bob; and his nephew, Marty.

Schoeneberger Funeral Home - Perham, handled the arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.schoenebergerfuneralhome.com.

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