Myrtle Cora Nye |

Myrtle Cora Nye

Myrtle Cora Nye passed away peacefully while asleep, at the age of 92, at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale, Colo.

She was born in Cabool Missouri on April 6, 1920 to the late Amos and Dorothy Fielden. She married Louren Buck Nye on June 10, 1939 in Rocky Ford, Colo. and they had a wonderful 55 years together before his passing.

Together they had eight children: Myrna (Darwin) Barta, Larry, Robert, Daniel, Delbert (Cherlynne), Jerry (Rita) Nye, the late Lawrence (Dorothy) Nye and her recently deceased daughter Leota (Max) Patton. She was a grandmother to 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by granddaughters Jocelle Almond and Donna Nye-Wise, grandson Justin Nye, her sisters Lorraine Wilson, Juanita Dixon, Nell Morley and her brother Austin Fielden. Before moving to Heritage Park four years ago, she enjoyed reading, gardening and baking.

Services will be held at St. Vincent Parish in Basalt, Colo. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at 10 a.m. with a reception following. Final resting place will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Basalt.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heritage Park Care Center, 1200 Village Road, Carbondale, CO 81623

“Always on our mind; forever in our heart.”

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