age 86, of Pevely, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at Fountainbleau Nursing Center in Festus, Missouri. She was born May 25, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Freda (nee Nippert) and Charles G. Ruebel.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Robert LaVaughn Nichols; and a sister Betty (the late Oman) Broombaugh.
She is survived by a daughter Diana (Kevin) Jones of Glenarm, Illinois; son Richard (Anne) Nichols of DeSoto, Missouri; grandchildren Erica (Wally) Cook, Marla (Robert) Tebbenkamp, Ryan L. Nichols, Todd R. Nichols, Luke I. Nichols, Raymond Poole, and Mark Charles Nichols; and great-grandchildren Gracie Cook, Roman Nichols, James Nichols, Jason Tebbenkamp, Tyler Tebbenkamp, Lydia Nichols, and Emmanuel Poole.
She was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Pevely; and member of the Lady's Aid of Zion Lutheran Church.
Visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, Pevely, officiated by Pastor Bryan Roberts. Interment in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pevely. Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Building Fund of Zion Lutheran Church of Pevely.