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Information for Mabel Leona Tish Nichols
23 July, 1917 - 19 August, 1996
The Idaho Press-Tribune
21 August, 1996

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Mabel Nichols
    Mabel Leona Tish Nichols, 79, of Caldwell, died Monday, Aug. 19, 1996, at the Caldwell hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 212, at the Caldwell Ustick Road Nazarene Church, 814 W. Ustick. Rev. Brian Dyer will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Greenleaf Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mabel was born July 23, 1917, in Caldwell, to Ira O. and Mary R. Woodcock Tish.  She married George W. Nichols Sept. 8, 1942.  Mabel was a registered nurse for 36 years.  She was also in ministry with her husband for 30 years with the Church of the Nazarene.  They pastored in  Boise, Colville, Wash., St. Manes, Idaho, Hermiston, Ore., Chelan, Wash., Cheney, Wash., Spokane, Wash., and Milton Freewater, Ore.  In 1975 they retired and moved to Greenleaf where Mabel had grown up.
    Survivors include her husband, George of Caldwell; son, Terry Nichols of Caldwell; a daughter, Mary Lou and her husband, Ken Plopper of Kennewick, Wash.; 2 grandsons, Brian and Theron Plopper and granddaughter, Deandra Nichols; a great-granddaughter, Breanna Plopper; a brother, Oral Tish of Vancouver, Wash.; a sister, Anna Mills of Greenleaf; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Margaret Evans.
    Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel today from 4 to 8 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the Ustick Church of the Nazarene.

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