April 06 1946 May 07 2019
Marianna Louise (Fish) Nichols April 06, 1946 – May 07, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card CEDAR RAPIDS: Marianna L. (Fish) Nichols, age 73, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Vinton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, with her family by her side, following a two year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton with Pastor Rick Gail officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Friday also at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. A memorial fund has been established for the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids. Marianna was born on April 6, 1946 in Shellsburg, the daughter of Orville and Nina (Ludden) Fish. She attended school in Shellsburg and graduated from Washington High School in Vinton with the class of 1964. She graduated from the Paris Academy of Beauty Culture in Cedar Rapids in 1965. On August 3, 1968, Marianna married David Nichols in Cedar Rapids. Marianna worked in a beauty salon in Vinton until opening Marianna’s Beauty Salon, which she operated from 1968 until 1995. Marianna and David moved to Cedar Rapids in 1996 and she worked at Transamerica from 1998, until her retirement in 2009. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Cedar Rapids. Marianna was a talented musician and could play the organ and accordion by ear. She loved to shop and always tried to look her best. She was an accomplished cook and baker, and her “bunny cakes” were a family favorite. Her grandchildren held a special place in her heart and she very much enjoyed helping with her triplet grandchildren. She loved to play Rook, and taught the game to all her grandchildren. Marianna bravely fought her illness, which enabled her to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary, granddaughter Karlee’s high school graduation, daughter Amy’s 25th wedding anniversary and a special family trip to Branson. She is survived by her husband David; her daughters, Amy (Jeff) Pregon of Cedar Rapids, and Sarah (Brad) Brotherton of Polk City; 10 grandchildren, Joseph, Holly, Brian, Michael, and Steven Pregon, and Karlee, Kassidy, Emma, Sofie, and Tristan Brotherton; her sister, Donna (Gary) Lindsey of Vinton, and her brother Ron (Connie) Fish of Shellsburg; her aunt Lois Trull of Whittier, CA; as well as many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews, and cousins. Marianna was preceded in death by her parents. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Leila Kutteh and the staff at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center for their excellent treatment of Marianna. Online condolences may be left at www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com SERVICES Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Phillips Funeral Home – Vinton 212 East Sixth Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Phillips Funeral Home – Vinton 212 East Sixth Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Graveside Service Saturday, May 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Evergreen Cemetery 1002 East 10th Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marianna Louise Fish Nichols April 06 1946 May 07 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Vinton, state: Iowa