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Steven A. Nicolaas

Born: 
Saturday, January 14, 1961
Died: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Birthplace: 
Bellingham, WA
Service Information: 
A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Steve Allen Nicolaas "Jumbo" age 59, of Ferndale, lost his battle with cancer on April 22, 2020, and passed away peacefully at home.

Steve was born in Whatcom County to Elmer Nicolaas and Betty Barnes, on January 14, 1961. He attended school at Ferndale. He was married to Gina (DeVries) Nicolaas. He worked as truck driver for Cowden Gravel. Before Cowden, he worked for Arnold Finkbonner and Sons. Steve loved his work and always made work more enjoyable and fun for his coworkers and the many construction crews he worked with. He was a member of Hope in Christ Church where he loved to attend every Sunday morning. He also loved going to auctions, visiting with friends while they were camping, going to sprint car races with his son Gary, playing pool and raising pigs.

Steve is survived by his loving wife, Gina Nicolaas; two sons, Mat Nicolaas (Marlena) and Gary Nicolaas; two stepdaughters, Darcy DeBruin and Wendy Blok (Jake); three brothers, Ray Nicolaas (Peg), Rick Nicolaas and Ron Nicolaas and two sisters, Ruth Brown (Don) and Shelly Nicolaas as well as four grandsons and two granddaughters. Steve was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Nicolaas and Betty Barnes and his niece, Makayla Nicolaas.

Guestbook Entries

Submitted by Lisa Johnson on

Gina, 

I wanted to express my sincerest condolences to you and your family!  So sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. The Johnson's love you! Blessings!

Submitted by Lisa Johnson on

Gina, 

I wanted to express my sincerest condolences to you and your family!  So sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. The Johnson's love you! Blessings!

Submitted by Derek and Deann... on

Steve was such a kind, respected, down to earth gentleman. Our thoughts are with you.

Submitted by Tracy Sanders on

RIP Uncle Steve, you were always kind and helpful to me me, no matter what, you will be missed by many! Love ya

Your niece Tracy

Submitted by Tracy Sanders on

RIP Uncle Steve, you were always kind and helpful to me me, no matter what, you will be missed by many! Love ya

Your niece Tracy

Submitted by Terry Rouse on

My heart goes out to your family at this time of sorrow Steve was a good friend and a great man   He will be missed by soo many   Prayers for his family at this time for strength and comfort

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