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Lester Nicholson

Lester Nicholson passed away peacefully on April 25, 2014 at Genny ED Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa surrounded by family.

Lester was born in Duluth, Minn. on May 22, 1936, to John and Jenny Nicholson of Freedenberg, Minn.

Lester served four years in the United State Air Force and afterwards moved to Two Harbors where he lived for the remainder of his life.

Lester was a very loving man who always had a smile and a friendly hello. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going to church, helping friends with different projects, and being a volunteer driver. He also enjoyed spending time at his camper and fishing. Lester was an active member of Living Waters Fellowship and served as an Elder.

He traveled this past winter for six months visiting his children in Iowa, Utah and California.

Lester was proceeded in death by his parents John and Jenny Nicholson, late wife Betty Nicholson, two sisters; Dorothy Rich and Alice Anderson.

Lester was survived by his children Cindy Nicholson, Tabor, Iowa, Cheri Honeycutt (Mark), S. San Francisco, Calif., Craig Nicholson, Ogden, Utah, Phyllis (Elmer) Bruce, Malvern, Iowa and Mary (Dave) Skoog Mound, Minn. Two sisters Carolyn Katzmark, Duluth, Minn and Jean (Eugene) Puumala, Duluth, Minn. Seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and many friends.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, May 1st at the Living Waters Fellowship Church, 501 7th Ave., Two Harbors, Minn. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Sign the online guestbook at