Arthur E. Nico, 75, of Watertown, passed away peacefully after a long time battle with Parkinson’s on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Watertown Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.
Arthur was born on July 23, 1946 in Wisconsin, the son of Damien and Eunice (Butke) Nico. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force. He was a long time member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He worked for John Deere for 30 years until his retirement. In his free time he enjoyed reading his Bible, target shooting, and hiking, but above all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Arthur is survived by his former wife Dorothy Nico, children: Shawn (Jenny) Nico, Caralee Hayes, and Jennifer Kramer. 8 Grandchildren: Anthony Nico, Jeremiah Pleester, Tyler Nico, Jonathan Nico, Bailey Schoebel, Damon Schoebel, Justyce Kramer, Jadelyan Kramer, and great-granddaughter Lillian Nico. Siblings Terry (Connie) Nico, Carol (Tom) Mulligan, and Sadie Fletcher. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters Catherine Kohrt and Judith Nico.
A celebration of life will be held at 1:00pm on January 8, 2022 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Prigge presiding.