Nichole ErtelName: Nichole Ertel
Locaton: Bradenton Beach
Date of Death: September 27, 2013
Age at death: 69
Nichole “Nickie” Ertel, 69, Bradenton, passed away Sept. 27, 2013. Nickie was born Oct. 19, 1944 in Ft. Wayne, IN to the late Herbert and Helen (Miller) Kruckeberg.
She worked as a printer and was also the co-owner and manager with her husband Michael of three night clubs in Ft. Wayne retiring in 1992, and moved to Bradenton in January of 1996.
She was predeceased by her husband Michael in June of 2012 and is survived by two step-daughters; Angela of Omaha, NE, Shawn of Denver, CO, sister; Karen (Jan) Van Hoesen of Scotch Plains, NJ, nephew, Erik (Kathy) Van Hoesen of Scotch Plains, NJ, cousin and caregivers, Heidi Harriett of Columbia City, IN and Holly Hall of Wabash, IN and many extended family members and friends.
Private services will be held at a later date at the Skyway Memorial Gardens in Palmetto.
The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to either Bishop Animal Shelter or TideWell Hospice.
Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.