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 Wanetta June Nicholson

Wanetta June Nicholson

Birth
Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
Death 19 Dec 2006 (aged 79)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 86869306 · View Source
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Waneita J. Nicholson, 79, of Midland, died Tuedsay, Dec. 19, 2006, at Spectrum Butterworth Medical Center in Grand Rapids.

The daughter of the late Leon D. and Phoebe (Austin) Nicholson was born June 28, 1927, in Lake Odessa. Waneita graduated from Woodland High School in 1945, received her bachelor of arts from Central Michigan University in 1960, and then her master of arts degree in 1966. She taught school for the Midland Public School system for 28 years; retiring in 1988. Waneita was a member of the Free Methodist Church, where she had served as the church librarian and taught Sunday school. She loved to cook, read and do crossword puzzles.

Waneita is survived by her brothers, Maynard (Velma) Nicholson, Leon J. Nicholson, Donald (Garnet) Nicholson all of Hastings, Loren Nicholson of Lansing, and Arlo (Orpha) Nicholson of Hastings; sister, Loretta L. Blakely of Bay City; sister-in-law, Marilyn Nicholson of Battle Creek; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Robert Nicholson; sisters, Betty Nicholson and Evelyn Aldrich; and sister-in-law, Kay Nicholson.

Funeral services for Waneita will be held on Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Midland Free Methodist Church with the Rev. D. David Kessler officiating. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Ionia.

Visitation will be today, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Free Methodist Church.



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  • Created by: Ron "Ozzie" Oswalt
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86869306
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wanetta June Nicholson (28 Jun 1927–19 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86869306, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ron "Ozzie" Oswalt (contributor 46902513) .