Spc Donald L. Nichols
Born: September 3, 1989 in Waterloo, Iowa
Died: April 13, 2011 in Laghman, Afghanistan
Spc. Donald L. Nichols of Shell Rock, Iowa, died at age 21 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard, Waterloo, Iowa. Don graduated from Waverly High School in 2009. He leaves his father and mother, Jeff and Jeanie Nichols, his mother and father, Becky and Roger Poock, his fiancé, Chelsey Bliss, three brothers, Joseph Nichols, who is currently a combat engineer with the Army Reserves stationed in Afghanistan, Nicholas Nichols, Billy Catone, and a stepbrother, John Poock, two stepsisters, Tammy Poock and Pamela Poock.
Greenwood Cemetery in Cedar Falls, Iowa
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