Nora Cain

Friday, April 30, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nora Gwendolyn Cain, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Dec. 28, 1916, in Eaton, Ohio, daughter of Chester Benjamin and Mary Treva Sommers Wikle. She and Henry Cain were married April 27, 1946, in Wilmette, Ill. He died Aug. 15, 1985.

Cain was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, and attended First Christian Church in Matthews, Mo. She had served as vice president of the board of directors for Cotton Boll Girl Scout Council, and had been a member of Canalou Extension Club.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Broshot of St. James, Mo., Nancy Mitchell of Kearney, Neb.; a brother, Kenneth Wikle of Dayton, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister and two half brothers.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Marion Rectenwald officiating. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo.