Roger Eugene Nicely, died peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2023. The son of Harold and Ida Nicely, he was born on February 12, 1932, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Roger is survived by his beloved wife, Betty (Drew) Nicely; children, Craig (Sandi) Nicely, Beth (Jay) Machielse, Janet (Herv) Sherd, John (Robin) Nicely; grandchildren, Claire (Dave), Kyle (Dani), Christa, Allan, Christopher (Cate), Hervey, Samuel, Jacob; and great grandchildren, Avery, Beckham, Charlotte, Brooks, and Skylar.
Roger was a kind, gentle, hardworking man who cherished Betty above everything else and always put family first. He proudly worked his entire career, almost 40 years, at IBM.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Cascade Christian Church, 2829 Thornapple River Drive SE, Grand Rapids Michigan 49546, with visitation one hour prior.
Memorial contributions can be made to Cascade Christian Church.
My thoughts and prayers go out to Beth and her family. Beth’s friends all knew “Mr. Nicely’ as the hard working, loving father described in his obituary…. Condolences to the entire family, especially to his beloved wife ‘Mrs. Nicely’ (to all us friends of their kids.
Janet, sorry to hear the news about your father. Know that he is at peace. Know too of our prayers for you.