William Ronald Nicolaus

September 14, 1943November 4, 2012
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On November 4, 2012, William Ronald Nicolaus, beloved husband of Bonnie Nicolaus (nee:Matheny), cherished son of Doris and the late George Nicolaus, devoted father of Gina Zartman and her husband John, Mark Nicolaus and his wife Denise, loving grandfather of Trevor, Shane, Sydney Zartman, Mark, Jr., Andrew, and Delaney Nicolaus, dear brother-in-law of Charles Matheny and his wife Claudia, Danny Matheny and his wife Linda, and Karen Matheny, loving son-in-law of Jennie Matheny and the late Ora Lee Matheny, Jr. Also survived by other close family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at Schimunek Funeral Home 9705 Belair Road Nottingham, MD 21236 on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm, and Wednesday from 1-4 pm, where a funeral service will be held at 4 pm. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 8219 Town Center Drive Baltimore, MD 21236. Online condolences may be left at


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 7, 2012

William Ronald Nicolaus

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Linda Matheny

December 26, 2012

Well Nick Christmas is over and it wasn't the same without your smiling face. You are truly missed by alot of people who loved you including myself,
We will meet again in God's holy home. Love Linda

Shane Zartman

December 3, 2012

He was the best he was the perfect grandfather

Barb Hartsock

November 9, 2012

To Kim, Doris and family..I am truly sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jean Roth

November 7, 2012

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.

Gail Bruner (Mays) and family

November 7, 2012

Always remember that smile on his'll be truly missed Ronnie.

Christopher Rudolf

November 6, 2012

Our thoughts & prayers go out to his family & friends. He was very blessed to have such a loving & supportive family.

Christopher & Sandy Rudolf

Glenn Donohue

November 6, 2012

"Deeply saddened by the news of Nic's passing. It was an honor to know him. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Nic's family and friends."

Scott Waldhauser

November 6, 2012

It's been an honor to have worked with one of the last 'old-school' craftsmen. His work ethic can be seen through the jobs he has done and through his family.

Rob Douglas

November 6, 2012

The Douglas family

Rob Douglas

November 6, 2012

I've known Mr. Nic for most of my life. He was a humbled family man, and all around great person. He will be truly missed.