MIRIAM L. NYMAN, 89 ROCKFORD - Miriam L. Nyman, 89, of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. Born August 27, 1924, in Rockford, Ill., the daughter of Carl O. and Mildred (Hoge) Nyman. Miriam graduated from Rockford College where she received her B.S. in education and later with an M.A. from Northwestern University. She was employed as a secondary level teacher and was chairman of West High School English Department. Miriam was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, belonged to Kimamoto Church Circle, Trinity Alter Guild, Deaconess Library, Archives Committees, Worship and Music Committee, TWELCA, Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Delta Kappa, Pi Lamda Theta, Rockford Women's Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, and P.E.O. International. Miriam is survived by special cousins, Marti (Dave) Borger, Donna (Bob) Aden; many other relatives; and dear friends, Mike and Ginger Rich, and Harriett Dudley. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with Pastor Jay Quinn officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 to10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. First St. Rockford, IL 61107. To share a memory or online condolence, please visit olsonfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2014