Joel C. Nickoli, 51, of Norwalk, died Monday, June, 27, 2011, in his home.
He was born May 7, 1960, in Norwalk and was a lifelong area resident. Joel was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a 1979 graduate of Norwalk High School. He was a 27-year employee of Lake Erie Construction and was a member of Labor Union Local 480, Sandusky, and was also a member of St. Paul Athletic Boosters Club. Joel enjoyed riding motorcycles and 4 wheelers, cutting wood and gardening. He also enjoyed watching St. Paul High School football.
Joel is survived by his wife of 25 years, Mary G. (Hackathorn) Nickoli of Norwalk; his sons, Clint J. and Clay P. Nickoli of Norwal; and his daughter and son-in-law, Sara B. and Mark Worley II of Norwalk. He is also survived by his mother, Wilma J. (Gilhousen) Nickoli of Norwalk; his sister, Ann E. Baker of Norwalk; his mother-in-law, Helen M. Hackathorn of Norwalk; and by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Joel was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence C. Nickoli, in 2009.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. Frank Kehres will officiate. Burial will follow in Hester Cemetery, Bronson Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Athletic Boosters Club or to St. Paul Catholic Church.
Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.