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Wilford A. Nickel

BESSEMER, Mich. — Wilford A. Nickel, 87, of Bessemer, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at the Memorial Medical Center in Ashland, Wisconsin.

He is survived by four children, Robin Symes, Rondy Moore, Ronald Nickel and Renae Ecker; nine grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Wilford’s life with a luncheon will be held on Saturday, May 7, at 11 a.m., at the farm on Moore Road.

Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield, is assisting the family with their arrangements. To send online condolences please go to