Obit: Nichols, Roger A. (1941 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Fatla, Johnson, Kowal, Martin, Nichols, Sleeva, Willger

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 3/24/2015

Nichols, Roger A. (4 OCT 1941 - 21 MAR 2015)

Roger A. Nichols, 73, of Gilman, died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born on October 4, 1941 to the late Alfred and Angeline (Willger) Nichols. Roger graduated from Gilman High and served his country in the Army. On July 27, 1968 he married Veronica “Ronnie” Kowal.

The couple lived in Racine for many years with Roger working at J.I. Case transmission plant. After Roger retired the couple moved to Gilman where they have lived since. Roger was a family man and was an avid outdoorsman; enjoying hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ronnie of Gilman, one son, Robin (Natalie) Nichols of Racine and their children Beau and Bret Nichols and one daughter, Rona (David Martin) Nichols of Racine and their children, Mariah Fatla and Taylor, Alyssa and Dakota Martin. Roger is further survived by his siblings, Gary (Patti) Nichols of Deer Park, WI, Bonnie (Paul) Johnson of Gilman and Dale (Barb) Nichols and Keith (Judy) Nichols both of Eau Claire and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A memorial mass will be held at 11AM on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church-Gilman with Father Madanu Sleeva officiating. Visitation will be from 10 AM until time of service Saturday at the Church. Plombon Funeral Service-Gilman is assisting the family. A reception will follow the mass in the church hall.



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