1945-2012

David W. Nuckels, 66, of Bloomington, died Friday Sept. 28, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill., from complications from surgery.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington, with the Revs. Thomas Wirsing and Chirstopher Nitzel officiating.  

Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington.  Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church and also from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, 1104 N. Main, Bloomington.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, or Trinity Lutheran School in David’s name.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Funeral home.

David was born Oct. 18, 1945, in Cape Gerardo, Mo., to Maynard and Mary (Brooks) Nuckels, he married Norma Martens on Aug. 16, 1969, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington.

David was a graduate of Illinois State University in Normal.  He worked for Caterpillar, retiring in 2011.  He was a member and church elder at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomington.  He cherished his backyard pond which he built. He also enjoyed his work, producing voiceovers and voice productions in his business, Heartland Voice-Overs.

Mr. Nuckels is survived by his wife, Norma Nuckels, of Bloomington; daughter, Brooke (Adam) Richards, of Bloomington; brother Steve Nuckels and his wife, Marsha, of Carroll, Iowa; one brother-in-law, Bill (Joyce) Martens of Springfield, Ill.; one granddaughter, Alexandria, and one grandson, Aaden; and six nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws, Delmar and Mildred Martens; and his brother- and sister-in-law Joel and Jeanne Martens.