Nick McKibbin
March 24, 1961 - March 18, 2015

Dominic Victor McKibbin, 53, of Brighton, CO and formerly of Oelwein passed away at his home on Wednesday March 18, 2015.  Visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein.  Funeral services will then be at 11:00 AM with Rev. Connie Markle officiating.  Interment will be in Lafayette Cemetery at Alburnett, IA.    

Nick was born on March 24, 1961 in Sioux City, IA to parents Bobb and Garnet (Mohlis) McKibbin.  He attended schools in Mason City, Alburnett and Oelwein.  He was confirmed at Grace United Methodist Church in Oelwein.  On March 19, 1982 he received his degree in Automotive Mechanics from Hawkeye Technical College.  

On March 19, 1982, Nick departed Oelwein for Colorado.  He was employed with Sturgean Electric as a crane and heavy equipment operator.  The largest job in all his years in Colorado was his part in the construction of the Denver Airport.  He recently participated in the construction of his new home, having completed the foundation, septic system and much of the interior himself.  He loved boating, riding his motorcycles, fishing and classic cars.  He spent the last 29 years of his life in lovely Colorado.

Nick is survived by his Mother Garnet McKibbin of Oelwein; his brother Kirk McKibbin of Marion; and his nephew Reece McKibbin.  He was preceded in death by his father. 

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jeanie & ron johnson on March 30, 2015 at 5:31 PM said:

you have our deepest sympathy
The Gordish's on March 30, 2015 at 11:19 AM said:

May fond memories of Nick bring you comfort during this hard time. Look back on all the fun times & good memories you were able to have and smile at the fact that you were able to share these with him. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Kathy Lefebure on March 28, 2015 at 4:06 PM said:

Nick had a kind and gentle soul. He always made me laugh. I"m sorry he"s gone too soon.
Faye Collins on March 28, 2015 at 12:56 AM said:

Deepest condolences. You will be missed

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