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Services Friday for Nicholas W. Appelman

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Nicholas W. Appelman, age 32, of Hollywood, CA, formerly of Portage, IN, passed away on October 16, 2018.

He was born on November 3, 1985, to Nick and Helen (Garcia) Appelman.

Nick is survived by his parents; siblings, Kathy (Appelman) Lawrence and Jonathan Appleman.

Nick worked for ESP Guitars for 10 years before going working independently at the time of his death. He was a kind, generous, funny and gracious human being that was loved by so many. He had a tremendous talent with building and setting up guitars as a guitar tech and luthier, a job he absolutely loved. Nick also loved music and horror movies.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368.

Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Reception to follow from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Woodland Park Blue Spruce Hall, 2100 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 46368.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 12/5/2018




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