Nicolay, John M. Grand-slammed himself into a new life, Friday, July 19, 2013. Loving partner of Joann Kelley Foster, dear brother of Robert (late Lyn) Nicolay, JoAnn (Tom) Stevener and Nancy (late Rich) Metzner, son of the late Louis H. and Lorraine R. Nicolay, brotherin-law, uncle and friend to many. A collector of local and national sports memorabilia, John always enjoyed the daily local radio sports programming. A life-long baseball Cardinals and hockey Blues fan, he was an original vendor of the Game Time (hockey publication) and sold home game issues of it through last season across the street from the Scott Trade Center. Services: A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 1:00 PM with a reception to follow at HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa.