It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Father and Grandfather, Ray Nickolson, on February 7th, 2019 at the age of 93. Our Dad is survived by Fay, his wife of 63 years, and by his 7 children: Geraldine Gelych (Nick); Greg Nickolson (Margo); Stuart Nickolson (Angela); Mark Nickolson (Lana); Caroline George (Ralph); Duane Nickolson; Lori Butler (Matt) and 24 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Ray was predeceased by his parents, Oline & John Nickolson; 4 brothers: Nick, Henry, and twins, Olaf & Carl; 8 sisters: Borghild, Jenny, Ingaborg, Inga, Karen, Thora, Margit & Nora.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Cherhill Community Hall on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with opportunity to visit with Dad beginning at 1:00 p.m., Pastor Greg Garbutt officiating. A private inurnment will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers and other tributes, donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.