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"Duane" D. O. Nicholson

March 15, 1930 ~ December 19, 2021 (age 91)


"Duane" D. O. Nicholson, age 91, passed away on December 19, 2021 at Paoli Health and Living Community. He was born March 15, 1930 in Paoli to parents Dwight O. Nicholson & Blanche (Atkinson) Nicholson. Duane married Shirley M. Shelton on September 9, 1954. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army in the Korean War as a combat engineer. Duane also was a retired salesman for Jewel T. Companies Inc and a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge #119 of Paoli. 

Survivors include:

Son: Larry Nicholson of Paoli

Companion: Judy Wilder of Paoli

Granddaugher: Nikki Wilson of Bedford

3 Great Grandchildren & 2 Great Great Grandchildren

Duane was preceded in death by his parents, wife, & brothers: Robert, Ermal, & Francis Nicholson

Cremation was chosen for "Duane" D. O. Nicholson. 


There will be a graveside service Thursday, December 30 at 10am at the Paoli Community Cemetery. McAdams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. For condolences visit


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to:

Veterans of Orange County

C/O Terry Nicholson 

205 E. Main Street

Paoli, IN 47454-1535 - (812)723-4556

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Graveside Service
December 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Paoli Community Cemetery
Elm St.
Paoli, IN 47454

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