Olive E. "Tim"


LINCOLN, IL - Olive E. "Tim" Nikles, 86, died at 9:49 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at her home.

Olive was born June 28, 1927, at Clearwater, Neb., the daughter of Earl and Jennifer Nolze Twiss. She married Edward J. Nikles Nov. 8, 1947, at Sioux City, Iowa. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 2007.

Tim is survived by her son, Brad (Barb) Nikles of Lincoln, and daughter, Vicki (Jerry) Hamm of Elkhart; two sisters, Melpha Hiser and Charlene Lange of Neb.; three grandchildren, Kate Nikles, Jason Hamm and Justin Hamm; two great-grandchildren, Avery and Ryan Hamm. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and five sisters.

Tim had worked as a secretary for Lincoln School District #27. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lincoln. Tim loved playing bridge and being with her card group. She was also a member of the wii bowling league at Castle Manor, and loved golfing immensely.

Mrs. Nikles chose to be cremated. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Tim Searby officiating at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. To honor her granddaughter, Kate Nikles' love for animals, memorials may be given in her honor to Humane Society of Logan County.

Funeral Home

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home
127 South Logan Street Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-4155

Published in The Lincoln Courier on May 15, 2014