George H. Nikko Jr.(1947 - 2011)

George H. Nikko, Jr., 64

Clear Lake

Feb. 27, 1947 - Oct. 17, 2011

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2011 at Hope Lutheran Church in Orrock for George H. Nikko, Jr., 64, of Clear Lake who passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011 at the St. Cloud Hospital after a brief battle with cancer. Burial will be in Orrock Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday (TODAY) at the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

George was born on February 27, 1947 in St. Paul to the late George Sr. and Virginia (Molloy) Nikko. He married Cindy Heurung on October 12, 1968 in Elmdale and they have resided in the Clear Lake area for 35 years. George was employed at Nikko Excavating in Waverly and the St. Cloud Airport. He was previously employed at the Sherburne County Sheriff's Department. He enjoyed fishing, football, airplanes and entertaining others with his stories. His biggest joy was spending time with his family.

George is survived by his wife, Cindy of Clear Lake; children, Michelle Nikko of St. Cloud, Melissa (Brian Rowe) Nikko of St. Cloud, Brad Nikko of Arlington, WA, Kylie Rose at home; grandson, Josh Nikko of St. Cloud; two brothers and five sisters.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Zuk.

Special thanks to the staff of 5 South-Oncology at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Memorials are preferred.


Funeral Home

Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1100 Professional Drive Clearwater, MN 55320
(320) 558-2232

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Oct. 20, 2011