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Sunday, May 1, 2016

June 13, 1915-July 16, 2006

Monday, July 17, 2006

Francis P. Nichols, 91, Ladoga, died Sunday at Williamsburg Health Care.

Born at New Market, he was the son of Perry and Mary (Hostetter) Nichols.

A U.S. Army Veteran, he had been employed at R.R. Donnelley and Sons, Crawfordsville, retiring in 1978.

He was a 1934 graduate of New Ross High School, and a member of Ladoga Presbyterian Church, New Ross American Legion and Ladoga Masonic Lodge.

He married Madonna Trump at Camp Shelby, Miss., on Aug. 8, 1942. She survives.

Also surviving are a son, Joe Nichols, Crawfordsville; two daughters, Jean Lane and husband Dan, and Phyllis Rooks and husband Scott, all of Crawfordsville; a brother, Charlie Nichols and wife Waneta, Crawfordsville; sister Wanda Rebenach, Indianapolis; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sons Jerry W. and Phillip R. Nichols, brothers Dick, Leroy and Bill Nichols, sister Lavonna Solomon; and a granddaughter.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ladoga Cemetery with Rev. Paul Leonard officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Ladoga, is handling arrangements.