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Rodney Gene Nickerson

Friday, February 29, 2008

Feb. 7, 1936 - Feb. 18, 2008

MODESTO, Calif. -- Rodney was born Feb. 7, 1936, to Roy L. and Nell E. (Plourd) Nickerson at Indianola.

He departed this earth on Feb. 18, 2008, at Modesto, Calif.

He grew up in Indianola and later McCook, graduating from McCook Senior High School in 1954. After relocating to California he was the owner of Specialty Sales Inc., in Modesto for more than 35 years.

He is survived by his wife, Janice K. Nickerson of Modesto; son, Scott M. Nickerson, his wife and four children of Modesto; brother, David Nickerson and wife, Evelynn of Edinburg, Texas, formerly of McCook; granddaughter, Jamie 'Babydoll' Davalos, whom he raised and husband, Miguel of Modesto; nieces, Nancy Corey of McCook, Judy Nickerson of North Platte, Tom, Bob and Ken Nickerson of Kearney and their families; and cousins, other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be Saturday in Modesto.

A second memorial service will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., at First Congregational Church in McCook with the Rev. Steve Bales officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Indianola Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to services.

Memorials may be given in his name to the American Cancer Society.