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In Memory of

Mildred Joan Nickles

March 6, 1934 - April 27, 2017

Obituary


Joan Nickles, passed away July 29th 2017 at Vista, Calif.

Joan was born in Oklahoma and when she was 3 days old traveled with her family to Escondido, where she has been for years. Mom went to school in Escondido where she was a song leader. After both her daughters were into high school she took a secretary job at MiraCosta College, where she later became the head of facility secretaries, then secretary to the Vice President of business services. When she retired, her and Jack traveled quite a bit in their many...

Joan Nickles, passed away July 29th 2017 at Vista, Calif.

Joan was born in Oklahoma and when she was 3 days old traveled with her family to Escondido, where she has been for years. Mom went to school in Escondido where she was a song leader. After both her daughters were into high school she took a secretary job at MiraCosta College, where she later became the head of facility secretaries, then secretary to the Vice President of business services. When she retired, her and Jack traveled quite a bit in their many different motor homes.

Her older daughter, Ginger passed away May 7th 1990 . Joan & Cindy traveled together for a week and decided from that time forward, they would celebrate Ginger through a vacation together. It was 28 wonderful years of this bonding trip.

Joan is preceded in death by her parents, Elsy and Alta, three sisters, Helen, Betty & Anita & 3 brothers, Ronald, Bud & Melvin.

Joan is survived by her brother, Donald Saylors & his wife Linda, daughter, Cindy Wise & Rick Wise of Oceanside; Grandsons, Chris Burke & his wife Robin Burke, Mike Guidotti & his wife Kali Guidotti 4 great grandsons, Cash, Daniel, Royal & Aiden.

Family is asking everyone in lieu of flowers to donate to the San Diego Humane Society (Oceanside Campus). 572 Airport Rd, Oceanside, CA 92058
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Rancho Vista Assisted living care center where Joan has stayed the last year.