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 Ethel Isabell <I>Stahl</I> Nixon

Ethel Isabell Stahl Nixon

Birth
Canton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Aug 2012 (aged 90)
De Smet, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Iroquois, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100128058 · View Source
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Ethel Nixon, age 90, of Iroquois died Friday, August 31, 2012 at the De Smet Good Samaritan Center.

Her body has been cremated and a memorial visitation will be held from 2-4 pm Tuesday September 4, 2012 at Welter Funeral Home in Huron.

There will be a private family burial at Maplewood Cemetery in Iroquois.

Ethel Isabell Nixon was born on February 19, 1922, in Canton, PA, to William and Louise (Cerizo) Stahl.

She married John Hillard Nixon on March 9, 1940, in Washington, PA. In 1953, John and Ethel moved to California. Ethel worked as a glass blower for Hazel-Atlas Glass Factory in Pomona.

In 1966, the couple moved to Iroquois to be near family and enjoy a slower lifestyle. Ethel purchased and ran the Frosty Top Café in Iroquois for several years and also worked at Violet Tschetter Memorial Home.

Ethel was a member of the American Legion Bensley-Rounds Post #208 Auxiliary. She enjoyed cake decorating and crocheting. Ethel was best known for being a wonderful caregiver and spending time with her grandchildren.

Ethel is survived by three sons; John (Nancy) Nixon, Jr. of Westminster, CO, Bill (Terri) Nixon of Brooksville, FL, and Randy (Leore) Nixon of Huron; two daughters, Louise (Lloyd) Hasche of Lake Preston, and Isabell Chrisman of Hanceville, AL; 38 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Bill (Carol) Stahl of Grand Terrace, CA, George (Garnet) Stahl of Alta Loma, CA; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Stahl of Montclair, CA, and Beverly Fuller of Anchorage, AK; and several nieces and nephews.

Ethel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John in December 12, 1988; a brother, Robert Stahl; and a sister, Laura Carpenter.


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  • Created by: Barb Jones
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100128058
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel Isabell Stahl Nixon (19 Feb 1922–31 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100128058, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Iroquois, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Barb Jones (contributor 47367273) .