Information for Mildred C. Beale Nichols
21 July, 1907 - 14 May, 1996
The Idaho Press-Tribune
15 May, 1996

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Mildred Nichols
    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 3 sisters.
    In lieu of flowers, the family Isuggests memorial contributions to the College Church of the Nazarene Missions, 504 E Dewey Ave., Nampa, Id 83686.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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