William Eugene "Bill" Nichols, 69, of Nampa, died Wednesday,
July 24, 1996, at his home. Graveside services will be
conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1996, at the Mt.
Calvary Cemetery, Nampa. Pastor Mike Howard, pastor of
the Nampa Church of the Open Door, will officiate.
Military graveside rites will be given by the Nampa V.F.W.
#3465. Services are under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
"Bill" Nichols was born on December 13, 1926, in St. George,
Kansas, to William H. & Carrie Henry Nichols. At the
age of six, he moved to Nampa where he was reared and
He enlisted into the U.S.
Navy in 1943 and served during WWII.
married Betty A. Krajnik on November 13, 1948, in Nampa.
Bill worked at Davies Hardware and Lloyds Lumber for several
years in Nampa. In 1964 he began to work at the
Amalgamated Sugar Factory and retired in 1985 as a storeroom
He was a member of the
Nampa Elks Lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars; Bill was
an avid fisherman.
He is survived by:
His wife, Betty A. Nichols of Nampa; Two sons & a
daughter-in-law, Fred E. & Wanda Nichols of Nampa and Jerry
L. Nichols of Nampa; A brother & sister-in-law, Larry H. &
Sandra Rose of Rupert, ID; two grandchildren, Traci Pahl &
her husband, Steve of Seattle, and Shaun Nichols of Nampa.
He was preceded in death by his
Friends may call at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel on Sunday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 8
Memorials may be made to the
Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Nampa,