Pensacola Journal, Tues., Feb. 5, 1974
Ronald Stephen Nelson, 21, of 7245 ? St., died yesterday as a result of a motorcycle accident.
He had been a resident of Pensacola all of his life, a member of the Bellview Church of Christ, and a veteran of the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his widow, Mary McCluskey Nelson of Pensacola; a daughter, Kasandra Nelson of Pensacola; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice L. Nelson of Pensacola; two brothers, Paul Nelson of Pensacola, and Maurice L. Nelson, Jr. of Panama City; four sisters, Mrs. Priscilla Ameson of Pensacola, Mrs. Catherine Ard, and Mrs. Linda Harris, and Mrs. Maryland Black, all of Pensacola.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Fisher Pou Chapel with Allen Fleetwood Minister officiating.
Burial will be in the Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery with Fisher Pou Funeral Service directing.
Friends may call at the Fisher-Pou Chapel after noon Tuesday.
Pallbearers are Ben McClusky, Jr, Gary Stukey, H. T. Calvin, Ide Carr, Bill Hunter and James Webb.
Pensacola Periodical, 21 Jan 1950 (Harold Bonifay info)
Mrs. Nickelsen Dies in Hospital
Mrs. Florence Rocheblave Nickelsen, 68, died Friday afternoon at Sacred Heart hospital after a lingering illness.
She was a native of old Warrington and had made her home in Pensacola all of her life.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Sacred Heart church and the Altar society of the church.
Surviving are two sons, Ruben L. Nickelsen of Pensacola and Bonita (sic) J. Nickelsen of Valdosta, Ga., three grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. J. E. Daniels, Sr., Mrs. W. W. Day, Sr., and Mrs. G. B. Golay, and a brother, William Rocheblave, all of Pensacola.
Funeral services will be held at 8:45 a.m. Monday at the home, 1009 E. Lloyd, and at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart church with mass.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. A. M. Ames, Dr. W. P. Hixon, Dr. Ed White, John Massey, Sr., Sam Rosenbloum, Phil Sanchez, Francis Commyns and Harry Struck, Sr.
Active: Walter Hartenstein, Marco White, Jr., William Johnson, George Oberhausen, Jimmy Susachs and Dr. R. Kunz.
Burial will be in St. Michael's cemetery with Fisher-Pou directing.
Pensacola Periodical, 5 Aug 1950 (Harold Bonifay Info)
Ruben L. Nickelsen, Jr., 72, of 2125 W. Garden Street, died Sunday at a local hospital.
Mr. Nickelsen, a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola, was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He was the former owner of Nickelsen Jewelry Company, a knight of St. Gregory and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include a brother, Benito J. Nickelsen of Pensacola, two nieces, Mrs. Durelle Green of Dothan, Ala., and Mrs. Gart (Gail?) Sullivan of Bristol, Conn., and a nephew, Erick J. Nickelsen of Pensacola.
Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Church with Monsignor James Gallagher officiating.
Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery with Waters & Hibbert Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be Eric Nickelsen, Pat Green, Charles Solari, Sr., Charles Solari, Jr., George Oberhouse and Louis Solari.
The family requests memorials be made to the Have of Our Lady of Peace.
Pensacola Periodical, 06 Jul 1937 (Harold Bonifay's info)
Funeral services for Ruben L. Nickelsen, 53, veteran L and N railroad employee, will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic church with burial in St. Michael's cemetery.
Mr. Nickelsen died at his home, 315 E. Jackson street, Saturday morning after a short illness. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and of the Spanish War veterans.
Waters and Hibbert were in charge.
Pensacola Periodical, 08 Aug 1987 (Harold Bonifay's Info)
Sheila White Nickelsen, 76, of Gulf Breeze died Friday morning in a local hospital.
Mrs Nickelsen was a native and lifelong resident of the Pensacola-Gulf Breeze area She was a member of the St Ann Catholic Church of Gulf Breeze and member of the Sanctuary Society of St. Ann. Mrs Nickelsen was a past
member of the Gulf Breeze Interfaith Council. She did social work in Escambia County at Sacred Heart Hospital and Catholic Social Services She served two terms as President of the Mother Seton Guild of Sacred Heart Hospital and was awarded an honorary life membership. She was a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Survivors include; her husband B J Nickelsen of Gulf Breeze; a son Eric J. Nickelsen of Pensacola two daughters; Durelle N. Green of Augusta, Ga., and Gail N. Sullivan of Bristol, Conn.; a sister Eleanor Brady of Gulf Breeze; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze with Msgr. Luke Hunt celebrating the mass.
Friends may call from 5 to 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Serra Club for Education of Priests, c/o St, Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze.
Active pallbearers will be Patrick T. Green, Jr., John Green, Mark Sullivan, Kenneth A. White, Jr., William Brady and Marco White, III.
Honorary pallbearers will be Marty Callahan, William Bowersox, Martin Money, Patrick Duncan. Lou Ray, Charles Gund, John O'Brian, Joseph Emmanuel, and the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery with Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel directing.
Pensacola Periodical, 18 Jan 1980 (Harold Bonifay's info)
Thelma B. Nickelsen, 69, of 1215 W. Garden St., died Thursday at a hospital.
Mrs. Nickelsen, a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola, was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Ruben L. Nickelsen of Pensacola; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Monsignor James Gallagher and the Rev. Fr. Richard J. Bowles officiating.
Burial will be at St. John's Cemetery with Waters & Hibbert directing.
The Rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Friday in Waters & Hibbert chapel.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.