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Betty Gilmore (Nickell) - Class Of 1944

Betty Gilmore (Nickell)


BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (aspca.org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com

 

 

BETTY NICKELL

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BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("); document.write(""); .org" target="_new" rel="nofollow"> ASPCA .org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com
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BETTY NICKELL

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BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("); document.write(""); .org" target="_new" rel="nofollow"> ASPCA .org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com
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BETTY NICKELL

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BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("); document.write(""); .org" target="_new" rel="nofollow"> ASPCA .org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com
- See more at: http://obits.reviewjournal.com/obituaries/lvrj/obituary.aspx?n=betty-nickell&pid=168958604&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.MZTN3Q74.dpuf

 

BETTY NICKELL

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BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("); document.write(""); .org" target="_new" rel="nofollow"> ASPCA .org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com
- See more at: http://obits.reviewjournal.com/obituaries/lvrj/obituary.aspx?n=betty-nickell&pid=168958604&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.MZTN3Q74.dpuf

 

BETTY NICKELL

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BETTY NICKELL Betty G. Nickell, longtime resident of Boulder City, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Rose Siena Hospital from complications arising from a gallbladder infection. Born at home in June 1926, in Pasadena, Calif., she moved to Boulder City at the age of nine. Her father, Earl Gilmore, was one of the original operators at Hoover Dam. Betty graduated from Boulder City High School in 1944. This is also where she met the love of her life, William R. Nickell, with whom she eloped on New Year's Eve, 1946 and married New Year's Day, 1947. Betty was a homemaker and also had several jobs. She worked with the postal service for a year, and then worked as a switchboard operator with the phone company in Boulder City. She also worked for the Boulder City Medical Clinic, Boulder City Hospital, Nevada Bank, and the U.S. Bureau of Minds. Betty and Bill had three children, Greg, Cathy and Gary. As a family, they enjoyed many trips to Laguna Beach and the cabin Bill built in Duck Creek, Utah. Betty and Bill especially cherished six trips together to Hawaii. When Betty and Bill retired, they joined Thousand Trails and traveled the country in their RV. The two moved to the senior community MacDonald Ranch in Henderson, in 2007. Betty always said it was close to everythingrestaurants, movies, doctors, and casinos! Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Leah and Earl M. Gilmore; her older brother, Earl P. Gilmore; and son, Greg Nickell. Betty is survived by her husband, of 67 years, Bill; their daughter, Cathy (Joe) Couce of Henderson; son, Gary Nickell of Boulder City; brother, Len (Susan) Gilmore; three granddaughters, Becca Couce, Natalie (Stephane) Bombet and Brittany Nickell; and two great-grandsons, Jetsun and Lennon Bombet. Private services will be at Palm Mortuary for family only. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ("); document.write(""); .org" target="_new" rel="nofollow"> ASPCA .org). If you would like to share personal memories or wishes, send them to Betty's daughter, Cathy, at outlook84@aol.com
- See more at: http://obits.reviewjournal.com/obituaries/lvrj/obituary.aspx?n=betty-nickell&pid=168958604&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.MZTN3Q74.dpuf



 
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05/19/18 10:19 AM #1    

Jim Widner (1958)

I came across this pic on UNLV photo collection of E. Edwards  ..  kind of neat BC history.


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