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Date of Passing: Sep 13, 2021

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1926 – 2021

After a long illness, Ed Nikkel passed away at Golden Links Lodge on September 13, 2021.
Ed was a proud Second World War Veteran who lived much of his working life in military service with postings in Europe and across Canada. He was a great hockey player and coach and in his senior years developed a passion for stamp collecting and corresponding with traders worldwide.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Gaylene (Nick), Debbie (Curtis), Tammy (Robert), Edward, Corey (Linda); his stepchildren, Grant (Barbara), Bill (Charlene) and Linda; as well as 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Jean Catherine Nikkel; his second wife, Lois Nikkel (Nicolson), and by two sons, Keven and Glen Nikkel.
We would like to extend our appreciation for the care and support that staff at Golden Links provided to Ed throughout his stay at their residence.
A memorial will take place at a later date.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 18, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • The children of old friends, Verner and Dorothy Norlund, (Rainy River) wish to extend to Gaylene, Debbie, and family their deepest condolences in the passing of their dad. Ed will always be fondly remembered, a wonderful man, for his sense of humor and great letter writing to our parents. Ed always kept in touch! He stopped by for visits many times over the years. We became friends with his children, Glen & Debbie, and Susan bears Gaylene’s name. Our parent’s friendship is one to be admired! Ed will be reunited now with loved ones! Rest In Peace Ed. Love and Sympathy, Carol, Bonnie, Debra and Susan (Norlund) - Posted by: Susan Norlund Douglas (Friend of family) on: Sep 18, 2021

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