of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Clio, MI, age 75, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at home under hospice care. She was born May 2, 1945, in Mount Morris, MI, the daughter of Albert Earl & Beatrice Marie (Lovett) Hammel.  Nola graduated from Mt. Morris High School in 1963. She worked for GM, and then choose to stay home to raise her children. Nola attended West Forest United Methodist Church in Otisville. She volunteered and enjoyed being active at Otisville Senior Citizen Center, and most recently at Chelsea Senior Center.

Nola is survived by her son, Timothy Knapp of Clio; her daughter, Cathy (David) Polkinghorne of Millington; her brothers, Jim Hammel of Chelsea and Charles (Lola) Hammel of UT; 3 grandchildren, Leah Knapp, David Polkinghorne III, Matthew Knapp; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Greg Knapp.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the senior citizens center of your choice. Arrangements were entrusted to Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea.


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