John Samuel Nichols

Obituary for John Samuel Nichols

April 16, 1965 - January 12, 2020
Capron, Illinois | Age 54

Loving Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother and Friend


John Samuel Nichols, age 54, of Capron, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. John was born April 16, 1965, in Chicago, the son of Joseph and Jeanette (nee Hoffman).
John worked for many years for Woolf Distribution Center. In 2009, he started Nichols Engraving and Woodworking. He enjoyed his woodworking especially wood craving. More than anything else, John loved his children and grandchildren.
Surviving John are his children: Penny (Annaball) Soler, Samantha Nichols, Toni (Brandon) Northrup, Dustin (Margaret) Nichols, and daughter-in-law, Jessica Slater; grandchildren: Belle Fritz, Aden Fritz-Nichols, Braydon and Riley Northrup, Isabelle Nichols and 2 little ones on the way; former wife, Shirley Freund; parents: Joe and Jeannette Nichols; and brothers: Timothy (Tanya ) Nichols and Edward (Anna) Nichols. John was preceded in death by his son, Norman Nichols.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 1 – 4 P.M., at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry.

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