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Rose Nichols

Rose Marie Nichols (Gaiss)

August 22nd, 1930 - June 23rd, 2020
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Rose Marie Nichols, 89, died peacefully from congenital heart failure on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Rose Marie was born in Corning, New York, and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She married the love of her life, Charles Nichols on May 17, 1952 after finishing at University of Ann Arbor. Life in Minneapolis was full, raising 7 kids and hosting parties with friends and neighbors. Together they enjoyed the perks of traveling the world. Sharing the love of Jesus was important in all her encounters, and it was the culmination of all she did. Rose Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Aloysius & Katherine Gaiss; husband, Charles Nichols; and sister, Katherine Miller. She is survived by her children, Robert (Kelley), Rick, Cathy, Cindy, Christina (Dan) MacInnes, Ron (Julie), and Cherie (Dave) Fesenmaier; grandchildren, Nicole, Bob, Kristen, Rochelle, Brian, Bryan, Kristopher, Kyle, Danielle, Randy, James, Michelle, Gabrielle, April, Jacob, Joe, Annie, Rose, Lucy; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Al (Ruth) Gaiss; Adopted family, John, Sherrie, Tina, Demetrius, Alex. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sunrise of Edina and Fairview Hospice for making her days beautiful during these difficult times. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 10th at The Church of Our Lady of Grace, 5071 Eden Ave, Edina, MN 55436. Visitation from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 9th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55419.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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  • Rosary Service

    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    Gill Brothers Southwest Funeral Home
    Address
    5801 Lyndale Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, July 10th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    The Church of Our Lady of Grace
    Address
    5071 Eden Avenue
    Edina, MN 55436
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    Officiant
    Fr. Kevin Finnegan
  • Interment

    Friday, July 10th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 10th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Assumption Cemetery
    Address
    305 East 77th Street
    Richfield, MN
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Women of Witness Regnum Christi team

Posted at 11:47am
Cherie & Tina & families, Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you celebrate your dear Mom! Warmest condolences and support. God bless!
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Al & Ruth

Posted at 10:39am
You made it over the rainbow Rose Marie! You made it Home!! We love you always!
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