Sheila Maree Nichols

Nichols, Sheila Maree Born May 16, 1960, Minneapolis; passed away with husband Edward, family and friends at her side May 8, 2022. Survived by husband Edward Sison, mother Donna Nichols; brother, Steve (Althea) Nichols; sisters, Stacy (Thomas) Neault and Stefanie (Gregg) Tarara; niece, Janelle and nephew, Eric Neault. Preceded in death by father, Steve Nichols, Jr. Sheila graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Business and an MBA. She joined 3M in 1983 and in her 35-year career there, she was a fearless leader who loved challenges and mentoring others as she assumed increasing US and Global business leadership roles in various divisions. While she was the Managing Director of 3M Philippines she met her partner for life, Edward. They enjoyed 18 years together travelling and building memories In retirement Sheila loved volunteering her valuable time and marketing strategy talents with Resale Select Outreach and caring for her parents and others. Sheila loved gardening, travel with Edward, adventures with friends, Fourth of July fireworks, Christmas shopping at MOA, girls' weekends, puzzles, happy hour, upside-down tomato plants, and Christmas trees. She was a loyal friend, coworker, daughter, aunt and wife. She motivated any group faced with a task, from raising funds and delivering needed beds to an orphanage in the Philippines to spending hours sewing magical wedding décor for a friend. Traveling the world with Edward, connecting with people, recognizing new possibilities fed Sheila's soul. Sun in her hair, convertible top down, music blaring, life was an adventure! In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Resale Select in Plymouth. Glen Haven Chapel 763-533-8643