|(Saturday - December
26, 2020) - Marjorie Luella Nicolas, age 96, of Iron Mountain, passed
away on Thursday, December 24th, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
Marjorie "Marge" was born on November 8, 1924, in Iron Mountain,
daughter of the late Walter and Margaret "Tootie" (Kesler) Baumler. She
was a lifelong resident of Iron Mountain, growing up on the 1100 block
of West "B" street. After the birth of her twin sisters, the family
moved to the Victoria Park Addition on the East side. Marge was a 1942
graduate of Iron Mountain High School. After high school, she worked for
Lakeshore Engineering. Marge married Louis Nicolas on September 21, 1946
at St. Mary and St. Joseph Church in Iron Mountain. After raising her
family, she returned to work as an Administrative Assistant at Dickinson
County Memorial Hospital from 1971 until her retirement in 1983.
She was a member of St. Mary and St. Joseph Church, the Knights of
Columbus Auxiliary, the Dickinson County Hospital League, Wisconsin
Electric Ladies Auxiliary, Dickinson County Pilots Association, and the
United Commercial Travelers.
Marge was a wonderful and proud
mother of 5 children and a friend to many. She enjoyed casino trips,
playing cards, volunteering at the hospital, snowmobiling, pontooning,
golfing, traveling, visiting family, attending grandkids sporting and
school events, and spending time at Camp Hope, and The Forty.
Marjorie is survived by her children, Barbara (Glenn) Hunter of Spread
Eagle, Kathryn Mortensen of Amery, Wisconsin, James (Mary Jean) Nicolas
of Breitung Township., LuAnn (Bill) Edens of Breitung Township., and
Richard (Debra) Nicolas of Elizabeth, Colorado; sister, Pat Bray of
Kingsford; grandchildren, Jeff (Carrie) Hunter, Bryan (Danielle) Hunter,
Erik (Kelly) Mortensen, Kim (Josh) Gould, Kristin (Ryan) Hanson, Andy
(Eliza Jane) Nicolas, Jenna (Anthony) Quadrani, Amy Edens, Jennifer
(Matt) Lambrecht, and Clare and Jason Nicolas; great-grandchildren,
Chase Hunter and Rhemi Mercier, Tanner, Luke, and Sydnee Mortensen,
Ella, Anna and Addison Gould, Austin and Owen Hanson, Ryder and Matilda
Nicolas, Adisson Trulock, Nicolas and Amelia Quadrani, Beckett and
Lincoln Lambrecht; a son in law, Mort Mortensen and many nieces and
In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in
death by her husband, Louis in 2004; her sister and brother in law, Peg
and Don Gunville, brother-in-law Florian Bray, brother-in-law George
Nicolas, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Alfonsine and Robert Perdzock
and nephew Joe Gunville.
A private funeral Mass will be held at
St. Mary & St. Joseph Church in Iron Mountain. Father Janusz Romanek
will offer the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Iron Mountain
"At Christmastime, we think of home, Mom is now
home!" - Kathy
Condolences to the family of Marjorie L. Nicolas
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A memorial will be established in memory of Marjorie.
family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the