Howard E. Nicholas - "Nick," passed away on April 5, 2013. Nick was a 15 year veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He is survived by his loving wife, Margot Nicholas, 3 children, 3 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 5 siblings. Nick is preceded in death by his son, Wolfgang "Jack" Nicholas. Funeral services will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home in Hughson, in the Heritage Chapel, visitation on Thursday, Apr. 11th from 4-8:00pm. Chapel service on Friday. Apr. 12th at 2:00pm. Nick will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.