Lores D. Nichols

Oct 7, 2020
Nichols Lores


1:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family requests that all who attend, please wear a mask.


will be held one hour before the service.  The family requests that all who attend, please wear a mask.


Garden of Memories Cemetery.


may be directed to the family.


Lores D. Nichols, 87, of Evansdale, died Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital.  He was born May 17, 1933 in Postville, the son of Glen and Geneva Ohloff Nichols.  He was a Waterloo East High School graduate and attended Gates Business College.

He married Arlita Sweeley on June 15, 1952 at the First Reformed Church in Evansdale; she preceded him in death on January 10, 2008.

Lores worked as a Supervisor at John Deere Co. for over 30 years, retiring in 1993.

Survived by: one son, Larry Nichols of Evansdale; two daughters, Kim (Tim) Sime of Evansdale, Lori (Charles) Roman of Bondurant; 6 grandchildren, Matthew (Jessica) Johnson of Waterloo, Stephanie Aldrich of Parker, Co, Natasha and Miranda Nichols of MO, Maisie (Max Drinkwine) Roman of New Hampton and Samuel Roman of Bondurant; six great-grandchildren, Avery, Sawyer, Connor, Joel, Ava, and Griffin ; five brothers, Ronald (Jurly), Robert (Roberta) and William (Mary) of Evansdale and Marlin (Becky Vauthier) and John (Betty) of Waterloo; two sisters, Glenda (Jim) Larson of Clear Lake and Catherine (Doug) Sheeley of La Porte City; and sister in law, Norma Nichols of Evansdale.

Preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; a brother, Gerald Nichols; a sister, JoAnn Chase; a brother-in-law, Steven Gehrke and a sister-in-law, Diane Nichols.

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  1. Joyce and Steve Russell | Oct 12, 2020
    Lores was always a very nice neighbor. Always asked about our son Matthew, who was his paperboy back when he was younger. God bless Lores and rest in peace.
  2. Judy Carter | Oct 09, 2020
    Lores was a good neighbor and friend to my family on Clark St. My thoughts are with the family at this sad time. God Bless 
  3. Jessica Wolomage | Oct 08, 2020
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