Catherine M. Nixon

Sep 20, 2014

Dec. 18, 1921 — Feb. 17, 2007

MONROEVILLE — Catherine M. (Smith) Nixon, 85, of Monroeville, died Saturday at her daughter's residence after a brief illness.

She was born Dec. 18, 1921 in Bloomingville.

She was a 1939 graduate of Sandusky High School and Bowling Green State University. She was a retired teacher from Bellevue City Schools.

She and her husband liked traveling extensively and enjoyed their family. Other hobbies included gardening, counted cross stitching and knitting.

She is survived by her husband, Earnest F. Nixon, who she married to July 9, 1943; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty Jean and Roger Dickman of Monroeville; sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Pat Nixon of Berea and John and Darlene Nixon of Monroeville; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Weidemann of Sandusky.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Newman and Marie Starr (Huntley) Smith; a son-in-law, Robert Scavuzzo; and brothers-in-law Lynn Harris and Robert Weidemann.

Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Pfeil Funeral Home, Monroeville Chapel, 109 Monroe St., Monroeville, with the Rev. Amy Little, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Monroeville, with private graveside committal service at Sand Hill Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky 44870 or to Cancer Services of Erie County, 912 Perry St., Sandusky 44870.