Nada and John Nicholas

Tuesday , March 18, 2014 - 2:30 PM


John and Nada Nicholas celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at a family party held at the home of their daughter Sharee Kapp. He also celebrated his 90th birthday at the party.

They were married July 31, 1942, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple. He was born July 31, 1922, in Clinton, and is a veteran of World War II. He retired from Carpenter Paper Co. after 50 years of service but continues as vice president and as a member of the board of directors. He is past president of the Ogden Executives Club. He was on the Sunset City Council for 18 years, the mayor of Sunset for 10 years, a charter member of the Board of Trustees for the Davis North Hospital, and a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. He also served as bishop for 11 years and stake president for seven years in Sunset, and on the LDS Church General Social Services Board.

She was born June 12, 1923, in Harrisville. She taught piano lessons for 40 years, influencing many young lives. She served as president of the Utah League of Cities and Towns Auxiliary, director of the Miss Sunset Pageant for 11 years, and director of the Miss Davis County Pageant for six years. She has served in all auxiliaries of the LDS Church.

Their children and spouses are Lyn Templeton (deceased), Jeanette Hammond (deceased), Kathy Larsen, John and Eileen Nicholas, Patti (deceased) and Dan Choate, and Sharee and Randy Kapp. They were also foster parents to three Native American children. They have 32 grandchildren and 84 great-grandchildren.

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