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Donald E. Nice - 69

10/27/1947 - 5/18/2017

Morrison, IL

Donald E. “Don” Nice, age 69 of Morrison, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. In following Don’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded thru the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. A gathering of memories will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday at the Bosma Funeral Home in Morrison. Burial will be at a later dated at the Bass Motel, Clam Lake, Siren, Wisconsin. Memorials in Don’s name may be made to Home of Hope or the Rock River Hospice. Don was born in Whiteside County on October 27, 1947, the son of Ellsworth and Marian Eleanor (Dykhuizen) Nice. He graduated from Morrison High School and received his apprentice education thru General Electric. He married Patricia Dunk on August 4, 1967 in Clinton. Don was an engineer at General Electric in Morrison until his retirement. He enjoyed bowling on Monday’s and Tuesday’s as well as golfing with his father. He enjoyed fishing and boating on the Mississippi. Don was a member of the 700 Bowling Club, the G.E. Men’s Club, the G.E. Golf League, Sterling/Rock Falls Horseshoe League and archery clubs with his wife. Don is survived by his wife, Patty; two children, Scott Nice and his loving companion, Ann Bittner of Sioux Falls, SD and Jamie Le (Braeden) Ward of Milwaukee; three grandchildren, Sabra Brea (Simion) Gilbert of Lincoln, NB, Storme (Jordan) Luna of Lennox, SD and Stellen Nice of Lennox, SD; three sisters, Janice (David) Mayes, Patricia (Darrell) “Growler” Onken and Kathy (Tom) Anderson all of Morrison. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Elaine Ballard and Lorraine Geesey.

Gathering of Friends

A gathering of memories will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday at the Bosma Funeral Home in Morrison.

Graveside Service:

In following Don’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded thru the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be at a later dated at the Bass Motel, Clam Lake, Siren, Wisconsin.

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