2010-03-30 / Obituaries

Herschel Wayne Nichols, 81

Herschel Wayne Nichols Herschel Wayne Nichols Herschel Wayne Nichols, 81, of Indianapolis, formerly of Poland, passed away on March 29, 2010, at home within the loving embrace of his family.

Herschel was born on April 23, 1928 in Poland, Indiana and was the son of the late John and Bertha E. (Rubeck) Nichols.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley R. (Lewis) Nichols; daughters, Sandra (Reza) Jamebozorgi, Kathy (Wayne) Williams; sisters, Marjorie Curtis and Kathleen (Kate) Allen. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Lisa Faison, Leann Williams, Arianna Jamebozorgi and Adam Jamebozorgi.

He graduated from Cloverdale High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Chevrolet Commercial Body after 38 years and was a member of the U.A.W. #23 and the Moose Lodge #500, Speedway. He was married to his one true love, Shirley, and was a true and loyal friend to many, a giving, loving father and a doting grandfather.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Rev. John Nees officiating. Visitations will be held on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Internment will be in the Zion Cemetery, Poland.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Opla Mace, Alberta Sindlinger, Wanita Thomas, Maxine Stidd and his brother John Nichols. Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.

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