Lois Nicholson, age
92 of Chesterton, passed away on July 4, 2014, at the VNA Hospice Center in
She was born on
June 16, 1922, in Golden Gate, Ill., to Philip and Nelle Williamson-Spitler,
both of whom preceded her in death.
On May 2, 1948, at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, she married Glenn D. Nicholson, who survives in
Lois is also
survived by her children: James A (Prescott) Nicholson of St. Cloud, Minn.,
Diane (Russell) Harper, Thomas (Vera) Nicholson, and William (Marilyn)
Nicholson, all of Chesterton; grandchildren Mary Nicholson and Neal
Nicholson, of Chesterton, and Tanner Nicholson of St. Cloud, Minn. Also,
sister-in-law Fern Anderson, of Chesterton, survives along with many nieces
Lois was also
preceded in death by her grandson, Martin William and her two brothers,
Thomas D. Spitler and Orville B. “Budd” Spitler.
Lois was a long
time member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton and was a member of
the LCW for many years. She was a charter member of the Pine Township Fire
Department Women’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting dollies,
making sure her family each had something made especially for them. Lois
worked crossword puzzles daily and read from the Readers Digest books. She
volunteered her time to the Board of Elections, serving on the polls. She
was an ardent Cub’s fan.
will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Bethlehem Lutheran
Church, 2050 W 1100 N, Chesterton, Ind., with Pastor Thelma Cobbler
officiating. Burial will follow at the Furnessville Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, July 8, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.
may be given to WELCA- Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W 1100 N, Chesterton,
IN, 46304, or to VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette St., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
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