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Paul Ivon Nicholas

Male 1911 - 1984  (72 years)


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  • Name Paul Ivon Nicholas 
    Born 17 Aug 1911  Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1984  Lincoln, Lincoln County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 21 Mar 1984  Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I410  Thompson
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2004 

    Father Abijah Julius Conrad Nicholas,   b. 03 Jun 1882, Boone County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1958, Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mamie Jane Hiddleson,   b. 04 Feb 1889, Hastings, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1943, Rippey, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 06 Aug 1906  Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oda Edith Brewer 
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2003 
    Family ID F165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Abijah & Mamie's three oldest children.
    Abijah & Mamie's three oldest children.
    Delia, Paul and Donald, taken about 1912-1913.
    Paul & Edith Nicholas
    Taken 1941. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Paul, Donald & Vandan Nicholas
    Paul, Donald & Vandan Nicholas
    Left to right: Paul, Donald & Vandan Nicholas, taken in 1942.
    Vandan & Paul Nicholas
    Vandan & Paul Nicholas
    Taken 1942.
    Don and Paul Nicholas
    Don and Paul Nicholas
    Taken Jul 1979.
    Paul Nicholas
    Paul Nicholas
    Taken Sep 1983.

    Headstones
    Nicholas, Paul Ivon
    Nicholas, Paul Ivon
    Paul I Nicholas, Tec 4, US Army, World War II, Aug 17 1911 - Mar 19 1984

  • Notes 
    • Paul served in the U.S. Amry in the United States between 1944 to 1946.

      Obits:
      Paul I Nicholas
      Paul I Nicholas, 72, of 904 21st St. died at 9:32 a.m. Monday, March 19, 1984, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
      Nicholas had retired in June 1972, after 38 years as a precision grinder at Caterpillat Tractor Company.
      He had served in the U.S. Army military police during World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 253. He was also a member of First United Methodist Church and Eagles Lodge 2708.
      He was born Aug. 17, 1911, in Rippey, Iowa, the son of B.J. and Mamie Hiddleson Nicholas. He married Oda Edith Brewer Aug. 18, 1941, at Wellston, Mo. She survives.
      Also surviving are a brother; Donald, Perry, Iowa; and three sisters, Veona Fisher, Ankeny, Iowa; Marjorie Johanssen, Webster City, Iowa; and Delia McDowell, Rippey, Iowa.
      He was preceded in death by a brother.
      His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvett-Schrader Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Bortell officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, where military rites will be accorded.
      Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (today) at the funeral home, with an Eagles Lodge ritual at 8 p.m.
      Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

      Paul I. Nicholas
      72, Died
      March 19, 1984
      Paul I. Nicholas, 72 of Lincoln, Illinois passed away Monday, March 19 in Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Services were held March 21 in Fricke-Calvett-Schrader Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Bortell officiating. Eagles Lodge presented their memorial ritual at the funeral home on Tuesday evening during visitation. Burial was in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois, where military rites were accorded.
      Paul was born August 17, 1911, in Rippey, Iowa, the son of B.J. and Mamie (Hiddleson) Nicholas, receiving his education in the Rippey schools. He was married August 18, 1984, to Oda Edith Brewer at Wellston, Missouri. He had served in the U.S. Army Military Police during World War II, and was a member of American Legion Post # 263. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lincoln and Eagles Lodge 2708. He had retired in June, 1972, after 38 years as a precision grinder at Caterpillar Trackor Company.
      Mr. Nicholas was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Vandan.
      Survivors include his wife of Lincoln, Illinois; a brother, Donald, of Perry; three sisters, Mrs. Lester (Delia) McDowell of Rippey; Mrs. Carl (Veona) Fisher of Ankeny; Mrs. Werner (Marjorie) Johansen of Webster City; also several nephews and nieces, and many cousins in the Greene county area.


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