Leslie Harold Nicholson, 87, of Webster City, died on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the Van Diest Medical Center, in Webster City. The family will hold services at a later date. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care for their needs.
Leslie was born on February 21, 1935, to Melford and Leta (Miller) Nicholson, in Webster City, Iowa. He attended the Webster City Schools, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1953. Leslie married Faye Dinsdale on November 18, 1956. He and Faye worked the family farm in the Stonega area, raising livestock and crops. After his retirement, he enjoyed working for Sho-Dust Bedding, Doolittle Farms in the Spring and Fall, and caring for his horses and goats.
Leslie had a variety of interests, including gardening, golfing, fishing in Canada and Missouri. He was active with his children’s 4-H and livestock shows, enjoyed camping at the Iowa State Fair, and was a member of the United Coop Board. Most of all, Leslie cherished spending time with his family.
His family includes his wife of 65 years; three children: Lisa (Joel) Anderson of Story City, Stacie (Mike) Royster of Clear Lake, and Scott Nicholson, of Grand Junction; five grandchildren: Matt (Katie) Royster, Taylor Licht, Kacie Royster, Brittany (Nick) Donscheski and Dustin Nicholson; five great-grandchildren: Carter, Aspen, Adalyn, Oaklyn and Maci; brothers: Eldon Nicholson and Maynard (Bonnie) Nicholson; sister Arlene Mosher; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law Russell and Eva Dinsdale; sister Marilyn in infancy; brother Duane Nicholson; sisters-in-law: Betty Nail, Donna Huffmyer and Fae Nicholson; brothers-in-law: Raymond Nail and Gene Mosher; nephews: Nick Nail and Robert Nicholson; and niece Mindy Musich.