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
Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
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