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Oren C Nicholson Jr.

June 29, 1928 December 18, 2018
Oren C Nicholson Jr.
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Obituary for Oren C Nicholson Jr.

Oren Clarence Nicholson Jr., 90, of Sterling passed away Dec. 18, 2018, in Sterling. Rosary service will be held Fri. December 21 at 9 am at Tennant Funeral Home followed by a Memorial Mass at 10 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Bodzioch celebrating. Inurnment with Military Honors will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Oren was born on June 29, 1928 to Oren C. and Goldie (Taylor) Nicholson in Brush, CO. He was a rancher and farmer in the Merino area. He married Rosemary Lambrecht on January 14, 1956 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Sterling, and they enjoyed almost 60 years of marriage together. Oren was a member of the Elks Club. He enjoyed farming and ranching, card parties, polka dancing, and gatherings with family and friends.

He is survived by his sons Doug and Laura Nicholson of Sterling, Ron and Tammy Nicholson of Brighton, and Randy and Brenda Nicholson of Severence; grandchildren Jarod and Lindsey Nicholson, Kory Nicholson, Ashton and Ben Sheafor, Natalie Nicholson, Hillary Nicholson, Dylan Nicholson, and Levi Nicholson; great-grandchildren; Blake and Kennedy Nicholson, Weston Sheafor; sisters Beulah Pachner, and Shirley Kutchar, and many nieces and nephews.

Oren was preceded in death by his wife Rosemary Nicholson, parents Oren Sr, and Goldie Nicholson, and siblings Marvel and Leona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Oren’s name, may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, c/o Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.


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Previous Events

Recitation of the Rosary

Friday

21

Dec

9:00 AM 12/21/2018 9:00:00 AM - 9:30 AM 12/21/2018 9:30:00 AM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

21

Dec

10:00 AM 12/21/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/21/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado

326 S. 3rd st
Sterling, colorado 80751

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado
326 S. 3rd st Sterling 80751 colorado
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Colorado Final Resting Place

18611 US 6
Sterling, CO 80751

18611 US 6 Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Memorial Contribution

In Lieu of Flowers

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Oren’s name, may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, c/o Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.
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