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“Sending my sincere sympathy to Nick's family. It's been 58 years since we graduated in CCJHS Class of 1960, but I have fond memories of him from our...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Reeg Robison - IN


2 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Reeg Robison - IN

“Our sincerest condolences to Nick's family. We are Nick's neighbor and were very fond of him. He was a very kind and compassionate man. He will be...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rebeca Manns - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Loosing a parent is so very hard.My memory of your dad was that he was always busy doing something to the house or breaking...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Deb Nolan (Burk) - Fort Wayne, IN

“May you the Lord be with you and your family during this time of sorrow. With deepest regrets, Kay Reed ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kay Reed - Fort Wayne, IN

“May GOD give you strength in this time of grief and fond memories ofCharles Nicholas Minnick, CCHS Alumni Class of 1960.The Alumni of CCHS extends...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: CCHS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION - IN

“I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I KNEW NICK FROM THE FLYING CIRCUITS. HE WAS A VERY NICE GENTLEMAN AND WAS ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP. HE WILL BE MISSED. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: STEVE SEIDNER - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Diane,I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Ripley - Fort Wayne, IN

Air Supremacy Airshow - 2015 “Nick was a charter volunteer at our airshow, Air Supremacy Over Goshen. He was an important asset to the show and his presence will be missed. ...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: RJ Monroe - Middlebury, IN


Nick Minnick, 75, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Born in Columbia City, Indiana, Nick was the son of the late Clarence and Florence Minnick. He worked in the Heating and Cooling Industry until his retirement. Nick was an avid model airplane builder. He enjoyed flying his completed projects and belongs to Flying Circuits. Nick was a tinkerer around the house and was willing to give his time to others that were in need. Surviving are his companion, Diane May of Fort Wayne; children, Lana (Ron) Case, Gloria Lowen, Tonia (Brian Pelfrey) England all of Columbia City, John (Ann) Minnick of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Joshua (Renee) Case, Shannon Case, Taylor (Britt) Lowen, Kyle England, Ciera England, Brady Minnick, Jordan Minnick; eight great grandchildren; siblings, Eileen Easterday, Ethel Marie Swaim, Martha Fulk, and William (Wilma) Minnick. Nick was preceded in death by his daughter Christina Minnick; granddaughter, Tiffani England; siblings, James Minnick, Sam Minnick, Donald Minnick, Arthur Minnick, Evelyn Gardner; and son-in-law, Kevin Lowen. Service is 10:00 am, Monday, May 21, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Riley Children's Hospital.