Niagara Gazette


July 23, 2013

Elizabeth "Betty" Nixdorf

NIAGARA FALLS — Elizabeth "Betty" (McKenzie) Nixdorf, of Niagara Falls, died on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in      Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Niagara Falls on June 14, 1938, the   daughter of Ritchel and Irene (Garrow) McKenzie.

Mrs. Nixdorf worked for General Motors at the Tonawanda Chevrolet Plant for several years in  assembly. Her love was antiques. She shared her love with others opening Bobbetts Antique Shop in Pennsylvania, which she operated for several years. She specialized in making new pieces of jewelry out of old vintage pieces. Along with her husband, she enjoyed fishing, bowling, cooking and gardening.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Sarhal) Maksiak of Niagara Falls; Donna (Sarhal) Beck (William) of Lake Charles, LA; Kathleen Kaufmann (Kraig) of Paxton, IL; her brother, Robert McKenzie of Niagara Falls; brother-in-law, Roger Nevison (late Shirley) of Niagara Falls; two grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Beck of Baton Rouge, LA and William Eldridge Beck, Jr. of Lake Charles, LA; and two nieces, Sharon (Nevison) Rybarczyk and Lorraine Nevison Coffey. Her husband, Robert William Nixdorf, predeceased her in March of 2006.

Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 PM in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo      Avenue, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM.  The interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston.  


Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page