Joanne Nickells dies in Indiana
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Joanne Nickells, the wife of horseman Bruce Nickells and mother of trainer-driver Brooke Nickells, died Sunday afternoon in
Mrs. Nickells was married to her husband for more than 50 years and together they traveled the Grand Circuit, raising their two children, daughter Brooke and son Sep. She was often at the barn in the morning and at the racetrack when the Nickells Stable horses raced.
According to her daughter, Mrs. Nickells also enjoyed gardening, serving as president of her gardening club in the