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Wilma (nee Ankrum) Nicholson

Obituary for Wilma (nee Ankrum) Nicholson

January 26, 1919 - August 29, 2019
Elyria, Ohio | Age 100

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister


Wilma "Etha" Nicholson (nee Ankrum), 100, of Elyria passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at The Renaissance in Olmsted Township following a lengthy illness. She was born January 26, 1919 in New Concord, Ohio.
Wilma was an elementary school teacher in a one room school for many years. She was a member of the Church of the Open Door in Elyria and enjoyed Bible study. She also loved cooking, sewing, crocheting, gardening, canning, and hand crafts.
Mrs. Nicholson is survived by her grandson William Nicholson, Jr. and wife Lisa of Columbia Station and great-grandchildren William III, Malia, and Silvester, grandson, Justin M. Nicholson of North Ridgeville, and granddaughter, Joy Ann Corbo of Florida; daughter-in-law, Jane Savinsky; sister-in-law, Bonnie Ankrum of Coshocton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bunner L. Nicholson (1982); son, William Nicholson, Sr. (2012); brother, Ray Ankrum.
Friends may call 2-4pm and 6-8pm Friday, September 6 at Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. Funeral service will be 10am Saturday, September 7 at the funeral home. Reverend Bob Wickens will officiate. Interment will follow in New Concord Cemetery, New Concord, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of the Open Door Generation House, 43275 Telegraph Road, Elyria, OH 44035.

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