Nicki L. Hesseltine, 49, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City surrounded by her family and friends following a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the West Branch United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the West Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Nicki Hesseltine Memorial Fund.
Nicki was born August 20, 1968 the daughter of Larry and Trudi (Walker) Thompson. She was a graduate of West Branch High School in the Class of 1986. On July 31, 1993 she was united in marriage to Casey Hesseltine at the United Methodist Church in West Branch. Nicki had been employed with Mercy Hospital Housekeeping, worked many years for Herb and Lou's in West Branch with family and friends, served as a paraprofessional in the West Branch School System and most recently in the Human Resources Department at Pearson in Iowa City.
She was a longtime Longaberger basket collector, avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Cubs, enjoyed traveling to Florida and Colorado but most importantly enjoyed being "gammy".
Survivors include her husband Casey of Atalissa, three children: Eric (Courtney) Heid of West Branch, Mitchell Hesseltine and Kylie Hesseltine both of Atalissa. One granddaughter Cadence and a grandson to be born in October. Parents: Larry and Janet Thompson of West Branch and Trudi (Bruce) Wright of Atalissa. Twin siblings: Troy Thompson of West Branch and Lori (Guy Bein) Roenfeldt of Atalissa.