James William NIKOLAISEN

James William Nikolaisen

April 25, 1930

– January 20, 2011

Jim, eighty, passed away peacefully at Campbell River Hospital on Thursday, January 20, 2011. He was comforted by his wife, Jean of 56 years, his sister Doris, one of his daughters Jeanette and her husband Ray. With tremendous strength and stubbornness, he battled through extreme health conditions for over thirty years. We are very sad to see him leave but we are relieved for him as well. He joins lost loved ones in a much happier place. Perhaps there’ll even be a Tarzan yell or two after supper again now and then…

He was always the one to make you laugh no matter how bad he felt.

He taught his grandchildren and children some life lessons they will never forget. Jim’s sister and brother, brothers and sisters in-law, wife, 5 children, sons and daughters in-law, 11 grandchildren and 1 grandson-in-law will miss him terribly.

His family started as a result of a chance meeting at a dance in the Union Bay Hall and from there they lived in eight homes with numerous jobs from setting bowling pins to earning a Bachelor’s of Education. He was a man that was there for whomever needed him and provided an amazing childhood for his children. We were always out camping or building something. He has made some wonderful friends and has a terrific extended family.

We give our special thanks to Campbell River Home Support, Campbell River Hospital, Campbell River Home Nursing and Campbell River MS Group.

A private memorial will be held at home, date and time still not decided. Jim was always very passionate about his family and school. If you wish, in place of flowers send a donation to the MS Group of Campbell River, in care of Judy Spencer. Thank you to all that have helped us over the years.

Meet you just behind the moon Honey.


Campbell River Funeral Home

“In Care of Arrangements”



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