Lucille Fern Bascom, age 84, of Chamois, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Linn Community Skilled Care.
Lucille was born September 17, 1930, in Chamois, a daughter to the late Henry and Thelma (Wohlgemuth) Nichols.
Lucille was a 1948 graduate of Chamois High School and worked as a secretary for the Langenberg Hat Factory as well as being a licensed insurance agent for the Chamois Mutual Insurance Company for a number of year. She also worked for the Osage County Assessor's office as a secretary before retiring.
Lucille was united in marriage to Chester Bascom on May 24, 1969, in Chamois. He preceded her in death on July 28, 2005.
Lucille was a member of Linn Family Worship Center and enjoyed reading, collecting sets of dishes and bird watching.
Lucille is survived by: three sister-in-laws, Patsy Nichols of Chamois,Judy Nichols of Cedar Rapids, IA. and Pearl (Bascom) Weirich of Holts Summit; two nieces, Rebecca (Chris) Layton of Linn and Sarah Nichols of Cedar Rapids, IA; two nephews, Glenn Nichols of Linn and David Nichols of Newnan, GA; four great nieces, Ashley, Stephanie, Hannah and Elizabeth; two great nephews, Trevor and Dustin and one great great nephew, Brandon.
In addition to her parents and husband of 36 years, Lucille was preceded in death by one sister, Henrietta Hoffman; one brother, Delmar Nichols and a nephew, Kevin Nichols.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Linn Family Worship Center. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Matt Lee officiating.
Interment will be in the Deer Creek Cemetery in Chamois.