Marion Slade Nimtz
Marion Slade Nimtz
  • July 20, 1921 - May 9, 2017
  • Wills Point, Texas

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Marion Slade Nimtz passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Wills Point, Texas at the age of 95. She was born to Clarence & Mildred (Thompson) Slade in Oneonta, New York on July 20, 1921.

Marion proudly served her country during WWII in the Coast Guard as a radiowoman and helped to break enemy codes. She bred and raised Apricot Poodles. She also lived overseas in Japan for two years and also on Midway Island for two years. She was proud of being a member of The Order of the Eastern Star where she worked her way up to a Worthy Matron.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence & Mildred Slade; husband, Edward John Nimtz; & grandson, Kenneth Douglas Craine.

Marion is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Anne Swinck; granddaughters, Denise Daughtry & Diane Carroll; grandson, Stacy Craine; 7 great grandkids; 4 great-great grandkids; brother, Walter Slade; sister, Helen Slade; & nephew, David Slade to cherish her memory.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell, Texas. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. also at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Terrell, Texas. Committal Service will be held Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:15 at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.