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
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
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