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Nichols services

February 27, 2004


Memorial services for Everett "Nick" T. Nichols, 89, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. March 5 at Trinity Episcopal Church.

Mr. Nichols died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Aug. 25, 1914, in New Haven, Conn., the son of Peter and Ethel Nichols. He graduated from New Haven High School in 1931, from New Haven Commercial High in 1932 and from Washington and Jefferson College in 1936.

Mr. Nichols worked for two years for Associated Seed Growers in Montana, then for Swift and Co. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in November 1940, graduated from Officer Cadet School in February 1942 and was assigned to the Third Armored Division as division medical supply and battalion supply officer. He served with that division until he was honorably discharged with the rank of captain in 1945. He received five Battle Stars and a Bronze Star in Europe. He then worked for several years at Western Electric of AT&T; Corp. before moving to the accounting department of Black and Decker Manufacturing Co., where he worked until he retired at age 60. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

He married Martha Arnold on Dec. 20, 1947, in Bellerose, Long Island, N.Y. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Stephen A., Frederick, Md., and Jonathan S., Canyon Country, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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