Muriel ‘Moe’ L. Nichols

POWERS – Muriel “Moe” L. Nichols, 96, Powers, formerly of St. Ignace, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on Jan. 5, 1917, in Newberry, the daughter of the late Herman and Eva (Pacquin) Jewell.

While living in St. Ignace, Muriel tended bar at the Nicolet Bar for over 20 years. She loved gardening, raising her house plants and dogs. In 1992, she moved to Powers to live with her daughter, Kathleen, and be closer to all her family.

She is survived by her five children, Sharon (Dennis) Gorsuch, Donovan (Debbie) Nichols, Edwin Nichols, Donelle (Chris) Carlson and Kathleen (Patrick) Grondin; 25 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Muriel was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter and a sister, Eileen Kaurmaki.

Her family will celebrate her life on Wednesday with private family visitation and funeral services at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Spalding with Fr. Emmett Norden officiating.

She will be laid to rest in the Spalding Township Cemetery.

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