Nancy J. Nichols, 59, Burlington, died Nov. 13, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 3, 1951, to the late Robert and Helen (Nesemeier) Miller, in Freeport, Ill., where she spent her early life.
She married Steven Nichols Aug. 17, 1974. Following marriage she volunteered with the Peace Corps. She spent the past 18 years in Burlington. She worked as a school counselor for 10 years at Salem Grade School. She was an artist, a naturalist and loved to garden. Most of all she cherished time with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Burlington; daughter, Leiloni Nichols, Stevens Point; siblings, Carol (Chuck) Anderson, Robert (Ruth) Miller, John Miller, Steve (Marilyn) Miller, Tom (Connie) Miller, Jim Miller, Kathy Miller, Christine (Jim) Reagan.
She was further preceded in death by a brother, Richard.
A Time of Remembrance was Nov. 19 at the CATHE Center, Burlington. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home, Burlington, served the family.
The family suggests memorials be made to the CATHE Center or to the family, for Leiloni’s education.