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Janet L. (Spier) Nichols

Born: Wed., May 3, 1939
Died: Thu., Jun. 11, 2020


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 16, 2020
Location: Hanley an Sons Funeral Home "Walkerton Chapel"

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Jun. 16, 2020
Location: Hanley an Sons Funeral Home "Walkerton Chapel"

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Janet L. (Spier) Nichols, 81, passed away on Thursday, June 11th at Hospice House of St. Joseph County in South Bend, with her loving family nearby.

 Janet was born on May 3, 1939, in LaPorte, IN to the late Frederick W. and Martha L. (Stahly) Spier, Jr.

 On September 1, 1962 in North Liberty she married Bradley Damon Nichols. Damon survives along with their daughters, Sherri (Todd) Pippenger of Bourbon, IN, Denise Dominiack of Lakeville, IN and son, Greg (Lou) Zellers of Lakeville, IN. Janet leaves behind her loving grandchildren, Greg D. (Jessie) Zellers, Jr., Carrie (Dee) Peters, Andy (Katie) Zellers, Chasity (Chris) Adkins and Nathan Nichols-Petersen, along with seventeen loving great-grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Roger Spier and her first husband, Harold (Dean) Zellers.

 Janet retired, after twenty-one years, at Tepe’s Department Store, MCL Cafeteria and Notre Dame Varsity Shop. Her hobbies included baking, canning, flowers, gardening, scrapbooking the many photos she took of her children and grandchildren, watching the birds, garage sales and especially being with her loving family.

 Memorial contributions maybe made in Janet’s name to the Hospice House of St. Joseph County, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

 Visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 16th at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Walkerton Chapel” 1216 Roosevelt Street, Walkerton, IN from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Tim Davis, officiating. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton.

 The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Homes is assisting with arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Janet’s family.

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Linnie Hilde
   Posted Sat June 13, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss. Janet was such a good, pure soul. I am so fortunate to have counted her as a friend since junior high school.

Shelly Platz
   Posted Sat June 13, 2020
Janet was a wonderful lady. I enjoyed visiting with her when I would drop off her Avon. I'm so sorry for your loss.

brian harris
   Posted Sun June 14, 2020
Aunt Janet was kind and loved to laugh. That's how I will remember her. Rest in Peace

Leann Rowe
   Posted Sun June 14, 2020
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My condolences to all of you.

Norma Tesch
   Posted Sun June 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss, Damon. Thinking of you.
Norma (Murphy) Tesch, daughter of Richard and Helen Murphy, in their memory.

Teresa Williard
   Posted Mon June 15, 2020
Damon and family:

So sorry for your loss, with keep all of you in my prayers.

Teresa Williard (John and Carlyn Singleton's daughter)

Dave hurt
   Posted Mon June 15, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to the family she was a very nice person sorry for your loss

Bill Doan
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Damon and family. Sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace.

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