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J. Leonard Nikkel of Denver, a certified life underwriter, died Jan. 11. He was 91. Services were Monday at Fairmount's Little Ivy Chapel. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery. He was born June 9, 1908, in Joes . On June 12, 1932, he married Ethel Elizabeth Bowman. She preceded him in death. He then married Bernice Marion Ward on Oct. 3, 1982. He was a certified life underwriter for Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York. He was a building representative for Windsor Gardens building No. 26, and president of Windsor Gardens Newcomer Club, a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the George Washington Lodge and the El Jebel Shrine. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Laurel Ann Walters, Colorado Springs; a son, William Howard, Boulder; a brother, William G., Yuma; a sister, Martha Milsap, El Cajon, Calf.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Metro Denver, 425 S. Cherry St., No. 700, Denver 80246.

Denver Post, The (CO)
Date: January 22, 2000







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