Faye Lavon Nichol (1929 - 2014)

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Faye Lavon Nichol

West Des Moines

Faye Lavon Nichol, 84, passed from this life on Saturday, March 15, 2014, as a result of complications due to pneumonia at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Celebration of Faye's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, at Iles Dunn's Chapel, located at 2121 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Jordan Cemetery, located at 2800 Fuller Avenue in West Des Moines. Friends and family are invited to a luncheon at Glen Oaks Country Club following the interment.

Faye was born on June 15, 1929 in Pontiac, Illinois. She was a voracious reader and loved following politics.

She leaves behind two daughters, Dianne (Larry) Reelitz and Lana (James) Sexton; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren all whom were her greatest joy.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the dedicated staff of the ICU Department at Iowa Methodist for their excellent care, especially Dr. Jason Mohr and Dr. Hicklin.

In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made in Faye Nichol's name to St. Francis of Assisi School Library.

Online condolences may be shared at IlesCares.com.


Funeral Home
Iles Funeral Home - Dunn's Chapel
2121 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 244-2121
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register from Mar. 18 to Mar. 20, 2014