Photo courtesy of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary - Lompoc

Nioma J. Leach

Lompoc, California

Apr 10, 1926 - Nov 12, 2012

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Hello Sandy I am very sorry to hear of your mothers passing I know this was a great loss please accept my most sincere condolence's hope you are in good health always Johnny Andress

Nicki was our "star" organ player for the Flower Festival's First Queen's Coronation Ball held at the Elk's Lodge in the early 1980's. She added elegance and warmth that helped make the then-new format a success that still stands today. She played and sang the "Lompoc Song," like no one else!! She will always be remembered fondly for her energy, sharing of her great spirit, and enthusiasm!!

The messages left are very much appreciated. She and Ed were in great company with their friends and family all their lives. So much talent in that entire generation. And sorry, my head's on backward...should read.. if you want to bring something, the suggestion is salad/dessert.

There will be a Memorial service at the Elks Lodge Monday, Nov 26, 1 - 3pm. First 20 min is Elks service. Then Elks ladies will serve sandwiches. You are to bring a dessert or salad should you want.

I remember Nicki as vivacious and talented. She made everyone smile when she played organ and sang. I worked for Al and Sue Godden, and Nicki would often stop in to order sheet music for a song someone had requested. She was the iconic entertainer at the Royal Coach - full of life and spreading joy wherever she went. She loved people, and we all loved her! Many, many people in Lompoc share the fond memories I have of this wonderful lady. She touched so many lives! It was an honor to know her....

There will be an empty chair at the holiday table this year, but it will be filled with loving memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

My prayers are with the family. I had the opportunity to volunteer with Nicki on Red Ribbon committees and she was amazing to work with. I to would like to remember her big smile, warm embraces and outgoing personality. God bless your family during this time.

My deepest condolences to your all - your mom and your dad were both great folks whom I have had the pleasure of knowing for many years - through the Elks Lodge and Elks Bowling. I always enjoyed talking with your folks and I know she really missed your dad when he passed. God bless you all.


Nioma's Obituaries

Nioma J. "Nicki" Leach of Lompoc passed away Monday, November 12, 2012 at the age of 86.Nicki was born April 10, 1926 in Boone, Iowa to John and Golda Cundiff. She was raised and educated in Boone graduating from Boone High School in 1944. Nicki came to Lompoc the year of 1967. She...

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