Mildred C. Nichols, 88, of Sunnyridge Manor in Nampa, went
to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 14, 1996. Funeral
services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 1996,
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Rev. Daniel
Ketchum, pastor of the Nampa College Church of the Nazarene
will officiate, assisted by Dr. John E. Riley, President
Emeritus of Northwest Nazarene College. Private family
burial will follow, in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mildred was born on July 21, 1907, at
Pomeroy, Washington, to Mathew and Christina Beale.
She attended public schools in Pomeroy and graduated from
Normal School (now Eastern College of Education) at Cheney,
Washington. She married Walter E. Nichols on May 25,
1930, at Harvard, Idaho. She taught school for a year
and then moved to Nampa. Mildred taught for 2 years at
the Northwest Nazarene Grammar School and for 6 years in
public schools. Then she and Walter spent several
years pastoring Nazarene churches and doing home mission
work. After moving to Nampa again in 1945, they bought
the Kampus Korner Grocery. They owned and operated the
store for 21 years, until their retirement.
She was a member of the Nampa College Church of the
Nazarene. Mildred was active in King's Workers Missionary
society at College Church, being the treasurer for 10 years,
and then General Missionary Treasurer of all the chapters
for 10 years. She was also a volunteer for 20 years in
the Canyon County R.S.V.P.
Mildred was an exceptionally loving mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother. She had many, many special friends.
"Her love and service for the Lord was, and will always be a
cherished heritage for her children and grandchildren.
Her family will always remember and love her."
Mildred is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dorine and
Jerry Nichols, Nampa; a son, Willis Nichols, Casa Grande,
Arizona; a stepdaughter and her husband, Wyla and Rev.
Willis Barney, Grapeview, Washington; a sister, Lora
Waldman, Spokane, Washington; 12 grandchildren; 24
great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Walter, she was preceded in death by 1
son, 1 granddaughter, 1 great-granddaughter, 5 brothers and
In lieu of flowers, the
family Isuggests memorial contributions to the College
Church of the Nazarene Missions, 504 E Dewey Ave., Nampa, Id
Friends may call at the Alsip
Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m.