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Martha C. Nichols

April 28, 1917 — January 1, 2011

Martha C. Nichols


Martha Christina 'Snofke' Nichols
passed away Saturday afternoon, Jan. 1, 2011, at her Farmington Presbyterian Manor residence at the age of 93 years, 8 months & 3 days. Martha was born on April 28, 1917, in St. Louis County, and was the daughter of Rudolph Frederick Snofke and Magdalena 'Toennies' Snofke. Also preceding in death were: her husband, Thomas Sawyer Nichols (1995); a son, John Walker Nichols; 3 Brothers: George Snofke, Frederick Snofke and Paul Snofke; and a sister, Esther Pruetzel.

Martha graduated from Normandy High School and was a retired antique dealer, former election judge, cellist with the St. Louis Women's Symphony and St. Louis Philharmonic, and singer with the St. Louis Bach Choir.

Survivors Include her children - Thomas Frederick Nichols, of Fair Hope, AL; Martha Ann Nichols, of Danville; CA; Nancy Alberta Nichols (& TJ Jacob), of Ft. Collins, CO; James George Milton (& Jennifer) Nichols, of Monterey, CA. A step-daughter, Patricia Ann Webbe, of FL; a brother, Carl Rudolph Theophil Snofke, of Overland, MO., 9 Grandchildren; 5 Great-Grandchildren & 3 Great, Great-Grandchildren.

Visitation: Friday, 5-8 p.m. Resuming, Saturday, 6:30 - 10 a.m.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE : Saturday, 11:00 a.m.,
January 8, 2011, with Rev. Lance Smith officiating.

at : Little Vine Cemetery
- 'E' Hway - Madison County, Missouri

Memorials to : * Farmington Presbyterian Manor - Good Samaritan Fund, 500 Cayce St., Farmington, MO. 63640 &/or * A Friend's Place, PO Box 465, Bonne Terre, MO. 63628

Driving Directions to Cemetery: * From Farmington @ H/67 Intersection - 16 Mi. So. on 67; * exit onto 'E' - Turn Right, go 4.8 Mi. West; * Church & Cemetery on left. Cemetery is 25 Miles & 30 Minutes from Taylor Funeral Service, Farmington.

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