Roland L. Nichols
Roland L. Nichols
  • September 17, 1924 - November 26, 2016
  • Illinois

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Roland L. Nichols 92 of Oak Lawn passed away on November 26, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Maryellen Nichols (nee) McCreery. Loving father of Carol Ann Portell, Deborah Ann Murphy and Rene Lee Rodonis (the late Robert Rodonis). Stepfather of Vickie (Jeff) Reed and Mindie (Edwin) Brubeck. Treasured grandfather of Justin (Dawn)Portell, Heather (Mike)Lyons, Brian (Jessie)Murphy, Carrie (Christopher) Doles, Joseph and Christopher Rodonis, Eric (Julie) Reed, Sarah (Nathan) Brown, Abby (Andrew) McGuire, Roxanne (Jeff) McDaniel and Dieter Brubeck. Adored great grandfather of Mia and Madden Murphy, Anthony Doles and Cody Portell, Emma and Miles Reed, Libby and Anna Brown and Tanner McDaniel; fond uncle to Nancy Swingle; cherished brother to many. He was preceded in death by his former wife Helena and devoted wife of 38 years Bernice (nee) Venckus.

Arrangements under the direction of Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors, Evergreen Park, IL.