Phyllis M. Nichol, age 94, of Elgin, Illinois, passed away on July 6, 2015 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Phyllis was born on December 8, 1920 to the loving parents of William and Ethel Kirkpatrick.

Phyllis was a life-long resident of Elgin.  She served her community for many years as a caring nurse at St. Joseph Hospital and in private practice. She was a loving neighbor, who always willingly helped anyone who asked.

She loved her family without measure, always willing to make sacrifices in order to put her loved ones first.  She was a devoted grandmother who doted on all her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Nichol, son James Nichol, sisters Ethel Dayton and Jane Miller, and grandson Daniel Skolly.

Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Kay (Jerry) Marks and Sue  (Scott) Meyer; sons John (Bernadette) Nichol and David (Matilde) Nichol; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Interment will be private. For more information please call 847-741-1128 or visit us at

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