Jeanice Nitz

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Jeanice Nitz, age 85, formerly of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Hearthstone in York.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 25 at the Chapel of Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Pastor Barb Johnson will officiate. Interment will be in the Stromsburg Cemetery at 2 p.m. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary.   Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at
Jeanice L. Nitz, the daughter of Ivan L. and Blanche F. (Sweeney) Sutton, was born in Silver Creek, on November 25, 1929 and passed away in York, on July 21, 2015, at the age of 85.
She grew up on a farm near rural Silver Creek and attended Stromsburg High School.
Jeanice was united in marriage to Harold Russell Cole and to that union they had four boys.
Later she married Charles Nitz and to that union they had two children.  Jeanice worked at the Red & White Grocery Store and Bonnavilla.   
Jeanice had been a member of the Presbyterian U.C.C. in Aurora.     
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Charles Duane Nitz and three brothers, Jerome, Walter, Jr. and Leland Larson.
Those left to cherish her memory are her four sons, Michael Cole of Grand Island, Ronald Cole of Aurora, Russell Cole of Hordville and David Cole of Lincoln; daughter and son-in-law, Diane (Nitz) and Carleton Rice of Horseheads, New York; 11 grandchildren, 7 grandsons and 4 granddaughters; 16 great-grandchildren, 5 great-grandsons and 11 great-granddaughters.  She is also survived by two brothers Gayle (Sharon) Larson of Hastings and Frank Larson of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

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