Henry NICKEL

NICKEL; Henry

October 27, 1924 – July 16, 2015

Nickel, Henry- There is much to be missed and remembered about this beloved husband of 67 years, to Agatha. A caring father to Murray (Kimberley), Ron (Dinah), Allan (Dawn), Beverley, and Jeremy (Kathryn). A precious and loving Grandpa to 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Also left to reflect are his 2 sisters Helen and Susie whom he loved dearly and other extended family members and dear friends. He was born in Lowe Farm, Manitoba on October 27, 1924 and passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 16, 2015 in Abbotsford, BC. Henry has left an amazing legacy of devotion, diligence and family who hold cherished memories of early morning breakfasts, endless stories, and card games…even if he always won! Young people and children always enjoyed being around him, and he was happiest when among his grandchildren, great grandchildren and countless others who adopted Henry as their own “Dad”. In 1956 Henry founded Nickel Bros., a well-respected family driven structural moving business still thriving today throughout BC and WA State. All 5 of Henrys children and 13 grandchildren have worked in the family business along with many other family and friends through the 60 years of business. Henry’s life of hard work and helping people in need had still left a void in his heart until in 1982 at the age of 58 he gave his life over to Jesus, his savior. Henry repented of his sins, was baptized by immersion in Jesus Name and a week later filled with the Holy Spirit speaking in other tongues! Henry walked with the Lord on earth for 32 years until his final breaths on July 16th at 1:15 PM when he began his walk with Jesus in person. Henry is predeceased by his son-in-law Gary MacDonald (husband of Beverley and father of Luke) and 6 of his siblings. Henry will forever be remembered for his generosity, work ethic, and wonderful sense of humor… “No peas…Doctors orders…”

All are invited to attend Abbotsford Evangelical Free Church at 33218 Marshall Rd, Abbotsford, BC for a public visitation at 10:00 AM, July 25th, 2015 with a service being held to commemorate his life at 11:00 AM, followed by a graveside committal at Maclure Road Mennonite Cemetery at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Henry are encouraged to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in Abbotsford or the Dogwood Valley Camp. “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me Heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14

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