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Jean Helen Nichols

Published On: Mar 14 2013 04:19:10 PM CDT

Jean Helen Nichols passed away at home surrounded by her family on March 13, 2013.

Jean was born on May 1, 1941 in Stoughton, Wisconsin the daughter of George and Valborg (Lund) Ingraham.

Following her graduation she married James Quam and to this union they were blessed with four children. In December of 1986 Jean married Robert Nichols Sr. of Mauston and together they spent many years operating “Nick’s Bar”. Following their retirement they enjoyed snowbirding in Texas. Jean loved cross stitching, auctions and gardening.

Jean is survived by her husband Robert of 26 years, her children Ann (Dan) Juve, Scott (Stacey) Quam, Jon (Tami)Quam and Troy Quam, five grandchildren Phillip (Brandi) Legreid, Stephanie Juve, Brianne (Kyle) Smith, Steven (Jennifer Medina) Quam, Samantha Quam, one great grandchild Riley Smith, her siblings, twin sister Jane Lang and Bonnie Smithback.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Larry Ingraham.

The family would like to invite family and friends to a Celebration of Life for Jean on March 23, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the American Legion, Post 59, 803 N. Page Street, Stoughton, Wisconsin.

The family expresses their sincerest thank you to the hospice team, Peggy, Elizabeth and Deb for their care and compassion given to our mother, also to Sara and Darcy for their devoted support and friendship.

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