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NICHOLSON, ROBERT DUANE; age 80; of Orion Township; passed away on December 12, 2013. Bob was born in Waterford, Michigan on October 31, 1933. He attended Pontiac High School, then enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War. In 1954 Bob met Wilma DeRousse. They married in 1955, and Bob was Wilma's loving and cherished husband for 58 years. Bob also attended Oakland Community College and retired from GMC, where he had worked as a millwright. Bob's parents preceded him in death. Surviving are his wife; three adoring daughters, Karey Nicholson Marvin of South Bend, IN, Kay Nicholson Bixler of Port Clinton, OH, and Konnie Nicholson-George of Bowling Green, OH; a son-in-law, Stan George; and five grandchildren, Michael Marvin, Greg Bixler, Nicholas Marvin, Kayleigh George, and Saralynn George. In addition, Bob is survived by his sister, Virginia Cuthbertson; and brothers, Dick Nicholson and Harvey Nicholson. Bob was a member of the VFW. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, January 3, 2014, 11:30 a.m. at Modetz Funeral Home, 100 E. Silverbell Rd., Orion. The family will receive friends 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Inurnment Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Orion Veterans Memorial
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Published in The Oakland Press on Dec. 29, 2013
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