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Mary Myrle Nice

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Mary Myrle Nice

MORRISON – Mary Myrle Nice, 91, of Morrison, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at her home. She farmed alongside her husband in the Union Grove area, and was the Ustick Township assessor.

Mary Myrle was born May 8, 1922, in Ustick Township, the daughter of George D. and Ivy L. (Beswick) Howe. She married Warren M. Nice on June 9, 1940, in Burlington, Iowa. She was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Nancy K. Stone of Morrison, Beth L. Thornburg of Clifton, Colo., Marilyn J. (Brian) Dolieslager of Lyndon, and Melissa L. (Eric) Arey of Tiffin, Iowa; one son, Merle E. (Nancy) Nice of Sterling; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sue Pape of Morrison.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Emily Sikkema.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morrison United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ryan Sutton, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison is handling arrangements.

Memorials have been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley and Morrison United Methodist Church.

Visit www.bosmarenkes.com to send condolences.

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