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1933 Delores "Dee" 2021

Delores "Dee" C. Nickerson

June 5, 1933 — January 30, 2021

Delores “Dee” C. Nickerson, 87, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away on January 30, 2021.   She was born on June 5, 1933, to Eugene and Agnes Trostle in Gary, IN.  She attended Portage First United Methodist Church in Portage, IN and was a member of the Moose Lodge.  She moved to Punta Gorda from Ft. Myers in 2005 and attended Friendship United Methodist Church.

Dee will be deeply missed by her husband of 67 years, James Nickerson; daughter Christy King (Lance); son Jim Nickerson (Sue); sister Wanda Samuelson; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Gene Trostle.

Memorial donations may be made in Dee’s memory to Friendship United Methodist Church, 12275 Paramount Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 or Portage First United Methodist Church, 2637 McCool Rd., Portage, IN 46368.

To express condolences to the family and share in celebrating the life of Delores, please visit and sign the online guestbook.  Arrangements are by Johnson Taylor Funeral and Cremation.

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