Obit: Nye, Orea M. (1882 - 1957)
Surnames: Nye, Murphy
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/05/1957
Nye, Orea M. (7 JUN 1882 - 28 NOV 1957)
Orea Melvin Nye, 75, died Nov. 28, 1957 at Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church here, the Rev. Gene Carlson officiating, and burial was in the East Thorp Cemetery.
Mr. Nye was born in Ogdensburg, Wis. on June 7, 1882. He farmed most of his life and had lived in this area for the past 50 years. He married Ella Mae Murphy in Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1906.
He is survived by his wife, four sons, Garnet of Memphis, Tenn., Melvin of Thorp, Manford of Rib Lake and Orea of Jim Falls; a brother. Leland of Thorp, and 15 grandchildren.
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