Carol Ann Nixon Obituary

Carol Ann Nixon

Carol A Nixon, age 80, of Rhinelander, died on October 26, 2020, at the Friendly Village in Rhinelander. She was born on September 5, 1940 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the daughter of Paul and LIllian (LaVoy) Cooper. Her family moved to Rhinelander when Carol was a child and she has lived here since. She attended elementary school at Rhinelander Catholic Central and then graduated from the Rhinelander High School in 1958. She married John Nixon on July 12, 1958 in Rhinelander and they enjoyed over 62 years of marriage. Carol’s life was all about her family. She enjoyed camping with family and friends when the boys were young. The nightly singalongs around the campfire and the cribbage tournament were always a big part of each camping trip. She had fun bowling in the women’s league for quite a few years and she really looked forward to taking drives with John to see the scenery and animals of the Northwoods. She loved to see the animals and it was something they could do together even after her health challenges restricted her activities. Carol’s faiths was important to her and she practiced that faith as a member of the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church since she was a child. Carol is survived by her husband John, her sons Michael (Lois) Nixon and William (Jane) Nixon and her furry little pals Nixie and Mizie. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter Lilly Ann, her parents and her brother Robert Cooper. A memorial service for Carol will be held on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church with Father Chris Kemp officiating. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed for all in attendance. You may leave your private condolences for the Nixon family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Nixon family.
September 5, 1940 - October 26, 202009/05/194010/26/2020
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Carol A Nixon, age 80, of Rhinelander, died on October 26, 2020, at the Friendly Village in Rhinelander. She was born on September 5, 1940 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the daughter of Paul and LIllian (LaVoy) Cooper. Her family moved to Rhinelander when Carol was a child and she has lived here since. She attended elementary school at Rhinelander Catholic Central and then graduated from the Rhinelander High School in 1958. She married John Nixon on July 12, 1958 in Rhinelander and they enjoy...

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