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MaryJo Nickelson

MaryJo Nickelson, age 42, passed away at her home in Yates Center, Kansas, on May 30, 2024.


MaryJo was born on November 19, 1981, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Michael and Dianna Skuya.


In her free time, MaryJo liked to collect oil lamps, candy dishes, cameo jewelry, and anything with chickens. She loved to read, and to fish. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and would take them to the zoo and to go fishing. MaryJo will be remembered for standing up for those she loved and for having a big heart.


MaryJo was preceded in death by her father, Michael.


MaryJo is survived by husband, Jeff Splechter; mother, Dianna; brother, Mark Skuya; sisters, Amy Skuya and Laura (Dustin) Sharp; children, Caitlyn Nickelson (Wyatt Powell), Zander Nickelson, and Abigail Nickelson; grandchildren, Terra, Charlotte, Rosalinne, Raelynn, and Mae; and other nieces, nephews, and cousins.


The family will be planning a Celebration of Life at a later date. Memorials may be made to Crossroads Group and left in the care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Highway 54, Iola, Kansas.


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Feuerborn Family Funeral Service
1883 US Highway 54
Iola, KS 66749