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Florence Elizabeth Nightingale Fuchs
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1916
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1985
Hayward
Alameda County
California, USA

Florence Elizabeth Nightingale was the daughter of William John Nightingale(1884-1946) & Sena Christina Hanson(1879-1948). She graduated from Omaha's Benson High School in 1934. She is of relation to the Florence Nightingale, who was a pioneer in the field of medical nursing.
She married her high school sweetheart,Roland John Dillon(1916-1961),on March 21, 1935 in Logan,Iowa and would eventually moved to California, where they resided in San Jose, Daily City, San Francisco, & Oakland.
She and Roland had two daughters,Patricia Diane Dillon (Boulware)(1937-2006) and Pamela Leigh Dillon(Davis)(1949-2002).
Florence and Roland separated in 1959 or 1960 and she would later, marry Leland J. Fuchs(1934-1996) and resided in Hayward.

She was the grand mother of : Tracye E., Debbie L., David M., Kimberley A., Kenny W., & Roland and the great-grand mother of fifteen.
Florence, often went by the names of "Flo", "Nan", & "Kelly". She lived in the bay area for nearly 45 years and was fond of second hand stores & small road side diners. Her daily travels were done in her blue 1963 Oldsmobile Station Wagon.


If interested:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y15TUrJ06s
A Dedication to Roland & Florence Dillon
 
 
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 Parents:
  William John Nightingale (1884 - 1946)
  Sena Christina Hanson Nightingale (1879 - 1948)
 
 Spouses:
  Roland John Dillon (1916 - 1961)
  Leland John Fuchs (1934 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Patricia Diane Dillon Boulware (1937 - 2006)*
  Pamela Leah Dillon Davis (1949 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Florence is buried with her grandson, John Henry Fuchs.
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Sec: V Site: 4247
 
Created by: R. Boulware
Record added: Mar 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18264433
Florence Elizabeth <i>Nightingale</i> Fuchs
Added by: Bridget Driscoll
 
Florence Elizabeth <i>Nightingale</i> Fuchs
Added by: R. Boulware
 
Florence Elizabeth <i>Nightingale</i> Fuchs
Added by: R. Boulware
 
 
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I don't remember if I ever told you how very much I love you. If I did not, I hope you know Nan. You were my one constant in a chaotic world and you are missed.
- Debbie Fuchs-Sumpter
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014

- J. Rubio
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012

- Pearls of Grace♥
 Added: Dec. 10, 2010
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