Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home - Champaign Il

Today is

Margaret Nicholas

Margaret (Margo) Nicholas passed away very peacefully Dec 12 in Savoy.

nicholasShe was born Feb 19, 1927 to Otto and Oma (Riggleman) Wheeler in Mansfield.

She attended country grade school and Farmer City Moore High.

She married Lloyd Nicholas April 17, 1946. They were married 66 years when he died Dec. 6, 2012.
They moved from Farmer City to Champaign in 1970. They later lived at Bayles Lake and Rantoul before returning to Champaign.

Margaret did office work at various places, including co-owning the Montgomery Wards Agency in Rantoul. She enjoyed crafts, gardening, and spending time with her family. She was an officer several years in the American Legion Auxiliary and volunteered at Carle Auxiliary.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Michael, and her brother, Vernelle Wheeler. She is survived by a son, Jeff (Kathy) of Champaign, and two granddaughters, Nicole (Jim) Dickerson of Aurora, Kristina Mattox of Lincoln, Neb. and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Farmer City 1st Christian Church with Bill Henry officiating and burial to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Memorials in Margaret’s name may be made to the American Legion Post 71 in Urbana, IL.

View the online obituary and send condolences to the family at www.HeathandVaughn.com.


To my family I love u all. I will miss my great aunt. May she be with Uncle Lloyd. RIP, Aunt Margaret.

—Stephanie Conrad