The Obit For Nelson Nochek

Nelson T. Nocheck

Published in The Times-Picayune from December 15 to December 16, 2010

Nelson T. Nocheck passed away at his home on Monday, December 13, 2010 with his wife of 57 years, Joyce Archer Nocheck, by his side. He was 88.

Son of the late Thomas and Jenny Boyd Nocheck. Brother of the late Robert Nocheck. Besides his wife, he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Nelson retired from the Times Picayune and Jefferson Parish. He served his country during WWII in the Coast Guard and played professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals.

He was a parishioner of St. Benilde Church, loved animals and loved to fish.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Friday, December 17, 2010 at St. Benilde Church, 1901 Division St. in Metairie, LA from 9:30 am until Mass time at 12:00 noon.

Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Masses are preferred.

The online guestbook is available at