Family Login:

Jaime A. Nichols
  • (Keystone Bank, c/o Ann Brodie)
  • Jaime A. Nichols Children Trust Fund
    107 W. Michigan Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  •,, –all raising funds for -
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • At
  • Jaime A. Nichols Memorial Fund

Share This Obituary

Send Flowers
 Local Florists

Memories & Candles

“Love & miss her so much ❤ ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie e waldorf - Kalamazoo, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Tim Stamm - Augusta, MI

“I knew Jaime to be a wonderful, caring mother of two beautiful daughters. I feel honored to have known her. My prayers are with your family. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Misty Pfeiffer - Galesburg, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Jaime's smile and kind spirit will live on through her children. God Bless Dr....Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Kathie Converse - Battle Creek, MI

“The Angels rejoiced in heaven when she arrived. PEACE ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Carol Shamory - South Bend, IN

“Jaime, you have moved on to a better place. You are an angel now, looking after your family. You were such a nice and caring woman. You are missed...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Dave Haughey - Battle Creek, MI

“Jamie, you are and ever will be in our hearts. You will be missed. You are no longer in pain and will be able to look down on Ted and your girls to...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie & Mark - Augusta, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all..... ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Nancy (Pettet) Dunlap - IN

“May your memory live forever in your families heart! ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Kristie Pastor - Haslett, MI

“Jaime, we will miss you, hope you rest in peace and thanks for being such a fighter and teaching everyone what truly is important! ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Deb Koster - Battle Creek, MI

“May Jaime's light always shine in your heart. My deepest sympathy to her family. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Tonya Chase - friend

“My deepest sympathy to Jaime's family and friends. It was an honor and pleasure to know her and it was a a privilege to be her friend. Jaime, I...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: John Jensen - Tigard, OR - Friend

“Life is so unfair sometimes. You were taken way too young. I remember playing with you and Kazuyo in the summers so long ago. Such carefree days. I...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Chrystal Morata - Kalamazoo, MI

“You were a great friend! I will forever miss your smile & happiness. ... may you rest in peace. ♡ ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Lisa miller - battlecreek, MI

“I will miss your beautiful smile.Fly with the angels you are one and were always one. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: terry peck - galesburg, MI

“I'll not forget the pontoon parties and the girls only times!!! Party buckets were the best! Love and miss you. Give Jo Ellen a hug.....Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Joni Lynch - Augusta, MI

“So very sorry for your loss ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Katie Wirebaugh - South Bend, IN

“Jaime, you were an Angel on earth and now you can relax with no pain in the company of God:) You will be missed and we love you with all our heart! ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Stacy & Bryan - Kalamazoo, MI

“Always an Earth Angel Love you and I will miss you. God Bless you and Your Family. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Patty Bee - Grand Rapids, MI

“God Speed Jaime... ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Joe stephens - Galesburg, MI

“I will never forget our fun times and the grief we put Ted through while doing it! You are in good hands. Please say hello top Tim and Lori and may...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Lacie Ranes - Battle Creek, MI

“Fellow dog lover & best neighbor anyone could ask for. Keep an angel eye on "our"Rosie & her pups. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Fran Baker - Augusta, MI

“Thank you for the times we shared together. You touched the hearts of many in your too few years on earth. We were blessed to have known you. Be...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Tracey Stokes - Kalamazoo, MI

Love Emblem

Jaime A. Nichols, 39, of Augusta, MI, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness. She was born October 16, 1974 in Battle Creek, the daughter of James M. and Edwina H. (Winkowski) Ward and was a 1993 graduate of Lakeview High School and attended Michigan State University until illness forced her to quit her studies. In high school she was a member of the orchestra, swim team, golf team, National Honor Society, B.C. Youth Orchestra. She was also a National Merit Scholarship runner-up and a member of Girl Scouts. Jaime was one of two students from Lakeview High School in 1991 chosen by the Michigan Department of Education to be Students Ambassadors to the Shiga Prefecture. During and after college, she was a waitress at various restaurants in the Battle Creek area, and in 1999 she started working at the Barking Frog in Augusta until she retired in 2013 due to illness.
On April 30, 2004, Jaime Alouise Ward was united in marriage to Theodore M. Nichols in Battle Creek, he survives. In additional to her husband, Ted, Jaime is survived by daughters, Kayla Grace Nichols and Suzanne Renee Nichols both at home; her parents of Battle Creek; aunts, Jeannie (Jack) Pettet, of South Haven; Angela (John) Felabom, and Carol (Randy) Shanory, both of South Bend, IN; an uncle, Gene (Nancy) Ward of San Diego, CA; ten cousins and special friends, Haley Jones of Sherman Lake, Augusta; hospice nurse, Deb Stupek; and Dr. Ronald Seagle. Jaime was preceded in death by her paternal-grandparents, Joseph A. and Velma (Butler) Ward and maternal-grandparents, Edwin A. and Mary H. (Dzikowski) Winkowski.
Jaime was a member of the Augusta Ladies Auxiliary VFW No. 7956, loved to golf and swim, and was a voracious reader of all types of books. She also assisted her daughters Girl Scout Troops, because she loved spending time with her daughters camping. Jaime fought a long, silent battle with ACC since its discovery in 1999.
A celebration of Jaime's life with family and friends will be held 1:00 -4:00 PM, Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Augusta VFW, 13540 W M-96, Augusta, MI 49012. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Jaime A. Nichols Children Trust Fund, Keystone Bank, c/o Ann Brodie, 107 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007; or,, –all raising funds for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; or to the Jaime A. Nichols Memorial Fund,