Frances Luella Nicodemus July 27, 1927 - Oct. 6, 2016 MESICK, MI - Frances Luella (Thomas) Nicodemus, 89, of Mesick, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan. Frances was born on July 27, 1927, in rural Marshall County, Indiana, the daughter of Harland and Florence (Tyler) Jacobs. She married William Nicodemus on October 18, 1972, in South Bend, Indiana. She devoted many hours working for the Sisters Holy Cross Convent at St. Mary's College. Frances loved to knit and make crafts of all kinds, She was able to travel almost all 50 states in a motorhome. She was a good wife and would help anybody. Frances is survived by her husband, William Nicodemus; children, Pamela Babbs of Texas, Steven Thomas of Niles, Michigan, and Ronnie Thomas of Cassopolis, Michigan; stepchildren, Sandy Piehl of Mishawaka, Indiana, and Randy Nicodemus of Lakeville, Indiana; brothers, Art and Rich Jacobs; 17 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, Carey, 3 brothers and 1 sister. A graveside committal service will be held Friday, October 14, 2016, at 1:00 pm EST at the Culver Masonic Cemetery, Culver, Indiana.
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