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Chelsey J. Nikle

Chelsey J. Nikle

Chelsey Jamie Nikle, 27, was born on March 3, 1991, in Grand Forks, ND, the daughter of Dawn Lukkason and Jamie Nikle. Chelsey died December 2, 2018, in Fargo, ND.

In 2009, Chelsey graduated from East Grand Forks High School. She worked various positions in the food service industry. She enjoyed adapting recipes and preparing good meals for people she loved. With her family and the Lukkason aunts, uncles, and cousins, Chelsey loved spending time at the family's favorite place, Grace Lake. Her son Brayden was Chelsey's world. She loved watching him grow and showing him new experiences. She truly cherished their time together.

Chelsey had a sweet disposition, wore her heart on her sleeve, and was an affectionate person who will be remembered for her kind spirit and heart of gold. "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard" Winnie-the-Pooh.

In addition to her parents, Chelsey is survived by the light of her life, Brayden Lee Nikle-Larson; paternal grandparents, Joann and Clarence Nikle, Grand Forks, ND; sisters, Ashley Dawn Nikle (her children, Zane and Zoey) and Madeline Kathryn Bosch, Fargo, ND; Brayden's father, Cody Larson, East Grand Forks, MN and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Robert and Madeline Lukkason; her aunt, Jo Marie Blackmun and a cousin, Aaron Lukkason.

Mass of Christian Burial: 12:00 noon on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks, MN.

Visitation: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday with a 5:00 p.m. vigil service in the Historic Norman Funeral Home Chapel, 2950 S. Washington, Grand Forks, ND.

Interment: Garden of the Evangelists Columbarium, Calvary North Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND, at a later date.

The online memorial registry may be signed at

(The Historic Norman Funeral Home, Grand Forks, ND)