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Adele M. Nye

December 27, 1949 September 16, 2023
Adele M. Nye
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ADELE M. NYE, 73, of Morrison, IL, peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at home surrounded by her loving family.

A memorial visitation to celebrate Adele's life will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial contributions have been established to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Adele was born on December 27, 1949, in Morrison, IL, to Clyde R. and Marjorie H. (Young) McDougall. Adele's early years were rooted in her hometown of Morrison, where she attended local schools and graduated from Morrison High School. She continued her education at Sauk Valley Community College and Illinois State University. On November 19, 1976, Adele married the love of her life, Ronald Lee Nye, in Morrison, IL, and they shared their lives together for over four decades. Adele dedicated her professional life to General Electric, where she served as an accountant and also contributed to the factory for over 20 years until her well-earned retirement. Additionally, she worked for ten years at DM Services, showcasing her strong work ethic. Beyond her career, Adele found immense joy in various hobbies and activities. She was an avid bowler and displayed her artistic talents through quilting, embroidery, and cross stitching. Her creativity extended to crafting personalized wood signs. Adele was also known to enjoy an occasional visit to the casino. She was a devoted Chicago Cubs fan, proudly supporting her team through thick and thin. Family was at the center of Adele's life. She cherished the moments spent with her sisters and adored spending quality time with her grandchildren.

Adele leaves behind her loving husband, Ron; their children, Dara Smith of Morrison, IL, Bradley (Starla) Nye of Dewitt, IA, and Jay Nye of Morrison, IL; seven grandchildren, Bailey and Shawna, Tyler and Esra, Jonathan, Journey, and James; two great-grandchildren, Isa and Liyah; two sisters, Andrea Dalton and Alicia (Dean) Burkholder, both of Morrison, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde R. and Marjorie H. McDougall, and her stepfather, Stan Moews.

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Memorial Visitation




4:00 PM 9/21/2023 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/21/2023 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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