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Keith Eugene Nickelsen, 58

Keith Eugene Nickelsen, 58 of Bay City, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Aug. 25, 1955, in Eyota, Minn., to Wallace and Esther Nickelsen. He grew up in Lake City and graduated from Lake City High School in 1973. He worked for Di-Acro in Lake City until their closure and then drove truck for Michaletz Trucking Co. in Owatonna for 30 years. Keith had a deep love for his two dogs and enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Linda; sons, Brian (Cheri) and Cory; step-daughter, Sherri (Jeff) Denzer; grandchildren, Kaycie Enz and Jake Denzer; great-grandchild, Brookston; parents, Wally and Esther; brothers, Ken (Shannon), Kevin (Mary), and Kris; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Kermit.

A memorial gathering will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the American Legion Harding Hall Darrington post #357 in Bay City, Wis.

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