Ann Nyikos

September 25th

Ann (Hildenbrand) Nyikos was born on December 11, 1931 to Donald and Mary (Pore) Hildenbrand in Findlay, Ohio.  She died on September 23, 2022 in Syracuse, Indiana. She married John K Nyikos on May 14, 1949.  After being married for 73 years, she joined him in heaven after only 13 short days of being apart.  She was a faithful member of Grace Bible Church, teaching Sunday school, playing clarinet and singing alto in the choir.  She was known not only as an artist of oil and watercolor paintings, but also decorated fire hydrants around the community and painted local business windows at Christmas time. Most importantly, she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and included many others as her extended family.  Ann is preceded in death by her husband, John K Nyikos, mother Mary Keller, father Donald Hildenbrand, step-father Lance Keller, sister Barbara Montgomery, and sisters and brothers-in-law.  She is survived by her eight children Vicky (Steve) Lyman, Linda (Phil) Graff, Debra (Dan) Lombardo, Bonnie Nyikos, John (Dawn) Nyikos, Joanna (Darby) Miller, Gloria (Josh) Gear, Joel (Marisa) Nyikos, 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Elsie Nyikos, and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 4-8 PM at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Kyle Grant officiating.  Burial will follow at the McClintic Cemetery.

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