Tina R. Nickell, 57

Tina R. Nickell, 57, passed away at 6:20 AM on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at her residence after an eight-month battle with cancer.

On August 30, 1963, the baby of the family Tina Renee was born in Rochester to Clifford Eugene and Barbara Jean Clemons Refitt.

Tina and Ronald Lee Nickell were married on August 11, 1983 in Rochester. They have shared 37 years of life’s adventures.   Their union produced two beautiful daughters and seven grandchildren have been added to the family tree.

For 12 years, Tina worked in quality control for Tecomet Corporation of Warsaw.

Spending time with her daughters and grandchildren was cherished. Karaoke with friends and family, singing gospel and classic rock were treasured events. Tina’s green thumb is evident with the beautiful landscaping around the home with all of the vibrant color in the flower beds.  Victorian décor at Christmas time was a tradition. With all of the lights and displays, the family knew they were home for the holidays.

Left to cherish the memories of Tina are her husband Ron, two daughters, Melissa Lett and husband Eric of Rochester, Alisha Miller and husband Justin of Lafayette; mother Barbara Mikesell of Rochester; seven grandchildren Alexis Nolen, Owen Lett, Jordan Lett, Kelton Lett, Arianna McKee, Layney Miller, Caiden Miller; three sisters, Charlotte Conley and husband Tom of Rochester, Theresa McConkay and husband Rick of Tulsa, OK  Sharon Caddy of Rochester; a brother, Clifford Refitt of Rochester and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Tina in death are her father Clifford, son-in-law Travis Nolen, brother-in-law David Caddy, mother and father-in-law Van and Harvey Nickell.

A celebration of the life of Tina Renee Nickell will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th St., Rochester. Friends may visit with the family from 4-7 PM on Monday, September 7, 2020 and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Cancer Fund through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, 227 E. 9th St., Rochester, IN 46975.

Electronic expressions of sympathy may be made to her family at

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