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Larry D. Nye

December 9, 1939 — December 29, 2016

Lawrence D. “Larry” Nye, 77, of Dannebrog, died unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at his home. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Faith Lutheran – Nysted St. Peder's Church. The Rev. Bob Carlson will officiate. Private family inurnment will be at a later date at the Clay Center Cemetery in Clay Center. Mr. Nye was born on Dec. 9, 1939, at Clay Center, the son of George D. and Vera L. (Herrick) Nye. Larry grew up in Clay Center where he graduated from Clay Center High School in 1958. He was united in marriage to Eileen Griess on March 21, 1959, at Clay Center. Larry worked as a printer throughout the state, later working for the Grand Island Independent. Eileen died on Oct. 22, 1972. He was united in marriage to Donetta (McMahon) Scheil on Aug. 22, 1975, at Grand Island. The couple first lived in Grand Island, later moving to Dannebrog, where he owned and operated Larry's Inter-Clean. He was a member of Faith Lutheran – Nysted St. Peder's Church and was a former member of the Izaak Walton League. Larry loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Donetta Nye of Dannebrog; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Karin Nye of Bellevue and Kevin and Shannon Nye of Underwood, Iowa; two step-daughters and one son-in-law, Denise Moslander of St. Paul and Kathryn and James Riebschlager of Ord; and one step-son, Scott Scheil of Windsor, VA; one brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Ronda Nye of Lincoln; one sister, Carol Hayes of Hastings; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Eileen, he was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Nye; sister, Phyllis Woolen; and two grandchildren, Jeremy Moslander and Savannah Scheil. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family's choice.
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Monday, January 2, 2017

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