NYIKES, Joseph H. (Joe) 75, of Mesa, Az. passed away at home Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Joe was born in Monroe, MI. to Joseph I. and Dorothy A. Nyikes. After graduating from Monroe Catholic Central, he would later move to Arizona and build his home in East Mesa. Joe was a master plumber for many years before retiring from RWCD as a Field Superintendent. In 1976, Joe married his beloved Cathy and they spent the next 30 years enjoying many adventures, family, friends, and each other until Cathy’s passing in 2006. In June of 2011, Joe wed his friend Joyce Green who loved and cared for him until his death. Joe was truly one of the good guys and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Joe is survived by brothers Ross, San Diego, CA. Mike, St. Louis, MO, John, Roseville, CA., Paul, Columbus, OH, sister Barbara, NYC, NY. Step Sons, Ken Simpson (Sandy), Lee Simpson (Meredith), Herb Beck, 9 grandchildren, & 13 Great Grandchildren.