Patricia Jean Nickerson, 93, of Ottumwa, died January 8, 2022 at The Good Samaritan Society – Ottumwa.
She was born December 23, 1928 near Christianburg, IA to Chester L. and Edna Anderson Johnson. She married Weldon L. Nickerson May 23, 1948 and he preceded her in death February 13, 2002.
A graduate of Ottumwa High School, she worked for a short time at the telephone company.
She was a member of Munterville Lutheran Church, Mariam Circle and Ottumwa Women’s Club.
Surviving are her three children, Lora Fiscella of Ottumwa, Linda (Jack) Close of Sheldon, ND and Jim (Stephanie) Nickerson of Ottumwa; eight grandchildren, Todd, Troy and Thad Fiscella, Jason and Jeremy Close, Kelsey, Jami and Kacy Nickerson; fifteen great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Johnson of Ottumwa; along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Wayne (Kay) Johnson and Donald Johnson; a son-in-law, Jim Fiscella.
Visitation will be open after 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 12th at Reece Funeral Home with her family present to greet friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 13th at Reece Funeral Home with Rev. Gloria Dovre officiating. For those unable to attend, you may watch the service live on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be in Munterville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Ottumwa A-Club.