Nickel, M. Elaine, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at HealthSource of Saginaw. She was 84 years old Elaine LeGarie was born on February 15, 1926 in Saginaw, Michigan, to the late Benjamin and Pearl (Pringle) LeGarie. She married Donald J. Nickel on June 15, 1946; he preceded her in death on January 19, 1997. Surviving are three sons and a daughter: Michael (Joan) Nickel, Janice (Martin) Buckler, John (Karen) Nickel and Joseph (Joni) Nickel; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and a brother, Dale (Yetive) LeGarie. Elaine was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lou Nickel; a son-in-law Martin Buckler and a brother Morley LeGarie. Following Elaine’s wishes cremation has take place. A Memorial Mass honoring Elaine will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m.until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Leader Dogs for the Blind. Arrangements have been entrusted to Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.