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“Sorry for your loss. I remember Melva.She had a heart of gold and God has got a great angel ”
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Melva J. Nye, age 76, of Milledgeville, died Friday, March 18, 2022 at her home.
Melva was born November 19, 1945 in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Jesse and Olive (Stone) Rapp. She married Owen Nye on April 15, 2004 in Milledgeville. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2019. Many years ago, Melva was employed at KSB Hospital in Dixon as a nurse's aide and also did in home care. She retired from Lawrence Brothers after 25 years. She was an active member of the Milledgeville Brethren Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and helped with youth work. She was the Grange President and enjoyed feeding wildlife.
She is survived by one step daughter, Nyle Nye of Milledgeville; one niece, Maree (Mike Rodrequez) Daehler of Milledgeville; four nephews, Kenny (Becky) Williams of Polo, Phillip (Laurie) Williams of Freeport, Bennett Williams of Rockford and Randy Williams of Polo; many great nieces and nephews; six step grandchildren; and sixteen step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one sister, Connie Williams; and one step daughter, Nola Cunningham.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at the Milledgeville Brethren Church in the Fellowship Hall.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.