Mr. Ferdie Nicklom passed away quietly in the early morning hours at his home on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Millie Nicklom, two sisters Betty Sideritsch and Verna Spitzig and one brother Otto (Gladys) Nicklom, sister-in-law Irene (Ernie) Kerbes, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and a host of wonderful friends. He was predeceased by his sisters Olga Wolkowicki and Rose Kerbes, and by his brothers Bill, Henry, Carl, Julius and Rudy Nicklom. Ferdie attended school at Wooded Hills. He was a very hard working man and over the years had numerous jobs. He drove water truck for Monty De Graff, he worked with his brother Henry for Poole Construction and helped to rebuild the Stettler Hotel, he worked at the Stettler Pool Hall for Bill Pochylko and part-time for the Alberta Environment for several years as well as farming with his brothers and father. Ferdie met and married Millie Sivacoe in September of 1958. In 1996 Ferdie’s failing health caused them to move into Stettler. Ferdie had his pilot’s license, loved model airplanes and model cars. He repaired radios and clocks and loved to socialize and go ice fishing with his good friends. He was also an active member of the Linda Hall Men’s Society. A funeral service will be held at the Brennen Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. with Mr. Albert Reule officiating. As an expression of sympathy and in loving memory of Ferdie, memorial contributions may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice in care of Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services P.O. Box 193 Stettler, Alberta TOC 2LO who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 403.742.3315. Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our website at www.brennenfuneralhome.com

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