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“So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Danny Joe and Theresa Griffiths - IL

“Very sorry to hear about Gina's untimely passing . I went all thru grade school and High School with her , she was a great person and always a...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Walker - Phx., AZ

“I'm so sad about the passing of my aunt. I have so many fun memories of her at our family get-togethers ! My younger two sons and I were able to see...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Tonja (Toni) Healey, & Drake, Wade, and Marshall - OH

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4 of 13 | Posted by: Jake and Sandy Hogan - Niota, RI

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5 of 13 | Posted by: honie Lopez mills

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberly (Moore) Hunold - IA

“Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Fagan - Nauvoo, IL

“My condolences to all of Gina's family and her friends. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Dan Wood - New London, IA

“so sorry for your loss. Gina was an awesome lady and will be greatly missed. Prayers for your family! ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Silvia McMeins - Nauvoo, IL

“You were such a wonderful lady and are loved by so many. I have many great memories of you from SPPS and other events, loved your spunk and sense of...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie Walker - Burnside, IL

“I will always remember you aunt Gina. I will always remember coming over to you and uncle Sam's house with Grandpa Hank to bad your gone now and you...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: sabrina wilson - fort madison, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss.She will be greatly missed. Prayers and warm thoughts are with you. Paul and Jyll SlyZ ”
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“Thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Patty (McKoon) Clark - IL


Mary Virginia "Gina" Nicol, 66, of Nauvoo, Illinois, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

Born November 29, 1948 in Fort Madison, Iowa the daughter of Woodrow William and Lorretta Joan (Tucker) Wilson. On July 13, 1968 she married George Sam Nicol in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Survivors include her husband George; one daughter, Shelly (Kory) Kraus of Nauvoo, Illinois; one son, Scott (Roni Sue) Nicol of Dallas City, Illinois; five granddaughters, Ashley (JC) Counts, Abi (Chris Arnold) Kraus, Ellie Kraus, Anna Nicol, and Lauren Kraus; four grandsons, Jeremy Nicol, Dallas Kraus, Jacob (Kati Waddell) Nicol, and Joe Nicol; two great-granddaughters, Sawyer Kraus and Aubree Counts; two great-grandsons, Jarron Counts and Jayden Nicol; three sisters, Jeanie Fortado of Fort Madison, Iowa, Carol (Ed) Lange of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, and Sandy (Rich) Hopper of Nauvoo, Illinois; three brothers, Henry Wilson of Nauvoo, Illinois, Joe (Vickie) Wilson of Dallas City, Illinois, and Jim (Linda) Wilson of Nauvoo, Illinois; four sisters-in-law, Nancy (Harley) Jones of Davis City, Iowa, Linda Nelson of Nauvoo, Illinois, Judy Schuck of Palos Heights, Illinois, and Carole Wilson of Nauvoo, Illinois; one brother-in-law, Joe Meierotto of West Point, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Bev Meierotto; three brothers, Jack Schuck, Tom Wilson, and Mick Wilson; her mother and father-in-law, George and Rose Nicol; and one brother-in-law, Robin Nicol.

Gina graduated from Nauvoo-Colusa High School. She worked for Nauvoo Cheese Co., Casey's General Store, Duck's Foods, Nicol Construction, and as a housewife. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and visiting with her family and people around Nauvoo.

The graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Nauvoo City Cemetery with Pastor Mark Anderson officiating. A celebration of life will be held at the Nauvoo State Park Main Shelter House following the graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Nauvoo Fire and Rescue.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com .
The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Homes is assisting the family with the arrangements.