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Charles A. Nickel, age 81, of Houghton Lake, MI, passed away on December 16, 2013 at the Gunnisonville Meadows Assisted Living Home in DeWitt, MI. He was born on November 28, 1932 in Celina, Ohio, to the late Arthur W. & Doris (Moffett) Nickel. He was preceded in death by his sister Matilda Nickel Johnson. He graduated from Celina High School in 1950 and The Ohio State University in 1954, he retired from General Motors in 1992, and a longtime resident of Houghton Lake, MI. Chuck was a member of Celina Lodge #241 F and AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Grand Rapids, Saladin Shrine temple of Grand Rapids. He enjoyed snowmobiling and skiing, living by the lake, and his constant companion dog – Heidi. Chuck will be truly missed by all his friends. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday in North Grove Cemetery in Celina, with Rev. Matt Reynolds officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mercy Hospice of Grayling, MI or Hometown Hospice of Lansing MI. Condolences may be left at