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“Dear Lois, Louann, and Mike,I just learned today about Dan's death. I'm so sorry. He was such a wonderful, quiet, and graceful man, and I always...Read More »
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MILLEDGEVILLE - Dan A. Nye, 88, of Milledgeville, passed away at 5:35pm, February 3, 2020, at Villas of Holly Brook, Bloomington.
Dan was born June 1, 1931, on Milledgeville the son of Russell and Beulah (Lenhart) Nye. Dan was a veteran of the United States Navy. He married Lois Alber on October 12, 1951. She survives. He started out farming in the Chadwick area and later worked for General Electric in Morrison, retiring after 27 years. Dan was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Milledgeville, where he was a member of the council, and Milledgeville Lodge # 345 A.F & A.M.,
Also surviving are his daughter, Louann (Kevin) Harms of Fairbury; son, Michael (Chandra Shah) Nye of Lakewood, CO; grandchildren, Danny (Tracy) Harms, Matthew Harms both of Fairbury and Leslie (Mike) Garthaus of Bloomington; great-grandchildren, Parker and Tyler Harms, and Grace, Lucas, and Logan Garthaus; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Ken, Homer, and Own Nye and Ella Mae Raab.
Visitation will be Friday, February 7, 2020 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milledgeville and on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10:00 – 10:45 AM at the church. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at the church with Reverend Carol Soderholm officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Milledgeville or The Baby Fold, Normal.
"He may be gone from our sight, but not from our hearts."