Nichols,  Venita Ileen

Nichols, Venita Ileen

Female 1920 - 2005  (85 years)

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  • Name Nichols, Venita Ileen 
    Born 24 Aug 1920  Bonaparte, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Nov 2005  Keokuk Area Hospital, Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Harness Cemetery, Mount Sterling, Van Buren Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3110  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Nichols, Herchel,   b. 11 Dec 1892,   d. 15 Dec 1981, Kohoka, Mo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Humphrey, Naomi,   b. 03 Oct 1897, Chicken Ridge, Van Buren Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1984, Kahoka, Clark, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 25 Feb 1915 
    Family ID F1353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1920 - Bonaparte, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 2005 - Keokuk Area Hospital, Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Harness Cemetery, Mount Sterling, Van Buren Co., Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
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  • Notes 
    • Veneta Merrick

      Tuesday, November 15, 2005 5:14 PM CST
      Daily Gate City

      KAHOKA, Mo. - Veneta Merrick, 85, of Kahoka, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, in Keokuk Area Hospital.

      She was born on Aug. 24, 1920, in Bonaparte, the daughter of Herchel and Naomi Humphrey Nichols.

      She was united in marriage to G. Eddie Merrick on Dec. 20, 1940, in Kahoka. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1989.

      She and her husband lived and farmed in the Asbury community until moving to Luray, Mo., in 1967. In 1988, they moved to Kahoka. She worked at Sheller Globe in Keokuk for 23 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Kahoka United Methodist Church and the Missouri Longriders. She was on the OATS board and was the Volunteer of the Year in 2000. she also loved volunteering at the Clark County Nursing Home. She collected angels and salt and pepper shakers and did a lot of canvas work. Above all else, she loved spending time with her family, especially the children. She was a warm and gentle person and will be missed by all who knew her.

      Survivors include: a sister, Vada Bergman and her husband, Delbert, of Burnside, Ill.; a brother, Lowell Nichols and his wife, Marie, of Luray; and several nieces and nephews, including Ronnie Busby and his wife, Karen, of Luray, Dawn Busby and her children, Shannon and Cheyann Hoenig of Kahoka, Mo., and Niki Wardlow, her husband, Jake, and her son, Blaine, of Kahoka; and other relatives.

      She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita Busby and Carolene Nichols in infancy; and three brothers, Carmon, Verlin and Floyd Nichols.

      Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Kahoka United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Deborah Schmidt officiating.

      Burial will be in the Harness Cemetery, Mount Sterling.

      Visitation is after 1 p.m. Wednesday at Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, with the family meeting with friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

      Memorials may be made to the Harness Cemetery or Clark County Rescue Squad.