Wendell "Dean" Nichols

Born: Fri., Dec. 8, 1939
Died: Mon., Dec. 22, 2014


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Dec. 30, 2014
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

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Wendell “Dean” Nichols, 75, of Angola, passed away Monday, December 22, 2014 in Blake Hospital in Bradenton, FL.

He was born December 8, 1939 in Steuben County, IN to Ford Guy and Dorthea (Penick) Nichols.  He married Marie J. DeVolder on August 25, 1958.

He retired from Dana-Weatherhead in Angola and was a member of the Steuben County Antique Tractor Association.

Dean is survived by his wife Marie J. Nichols of Angola; three sons Jim and Julie Nichols of Hamilton, Terry Nichols and Linda Fetter of Angola and Steve and Julie Nichols of Angola; one daughter Julie and Norman Pfafman of Angola; three sisters Betty J. Berry of Fort Wayne, Mary Jane Thomas of Bronson, MI and Gladys Marie Nichols of Angola; 11 grandchildren, Nicholas Dean (Kayla) Pfafman, Holly Marie Spaulding, Bailey Rose Pfafman, Brittany (Tyson) Chamberlain, Brandon Nichols, Jeremi (Darla) Nichols, Andrew Nichols, Chris Fetter, Heather Fetter, Brianna Nichols and Nathaniel Nichols and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Gerald Nichols and Wayne Nichols.

Services will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola with Pastor Brad Belcher.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, Monday, December 29, 2014 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola.

Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland.

Memorials may be given in Dean’s Memory to the American Heart Association.

Charitable donations may be made in Wendell's memory to the following organizations:

American Heart Association
15120 Collection Center Drive, Chicago IL 60693

Prairie Heights Athletic Department

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Mark and Patty Lorntz
   Posted Mon December 29, 2014
Sorry to read of Dean's passing- we always enjoyed sharing time with him cheering at the sporting events.

Virginia Gillen
   Posted Tue December 30, 2014
Marie & Family, So sorry I cannot come to funeral. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. Maybe we can chat soon. i don't get out much
Love and Hugs to all.

Ronda Van Gompel
   Posted Wed December 31, 2014
So heartsick for your loss. I regret not getting this information in time to attend the services. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

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