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Lila M Nyhus

December 29, 1923 - February 4, 2018

Mason City- Lila M Nyhus, a resident of Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City, passed away of pneumonia on Sunday (February 4, 2018) at Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa, in Mason City at the age of 94. Her family was able to spend her last day with her and share their love with her before saying goodbye.

A funeral service honoring Lila will be held 10:30am Friday (February 9, 2018) at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, with Reverend Kathy Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 5pm until 7pm on Thursday (February 8, 2018) at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St. NE, Mason City, and will continue one hour prior to service time at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City.

Lila was born in Forest City, on December 29, 1923. She graduated from Forest City High School in 1941. She and her husband, Richard W. Nyhus, were lifelong residents of Mason City. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for over 60 years where she was a member of two church circles and helped organize funeral lunches for more than 25 years.

She was an excellent bridge player and belonged to four bridge clubs. She traveled for many years with a dear friend, Dottie Slade. Her other hobbies included sewing, reading and yard work until the loss of her eyesight slowed her down.

She will be sadly missed by her son, Gary (Sandy) Nyhus of Clear Lake, her grandson, Chad (Rebecca) Nyhus and great grandson, Finley of Mason City, her grandson Jason (Melita) Nyhus and her great granddaughter, Ciella of Minnetonka, Minnesota; her sister, Beverly Clay of Mason City, her brother, Arlin (Norma) Helland, of Mason City, and many dear nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Emma (Thompson) Helland, her husband Richard Nyhus (12/10/1985), brothers, Art Helland, Owen Helland, Robert Helland, and Don Helland; sisters, Barb Carolus, Lucille Machalek, Dorothy Helland and Anola Lunning.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St. NE, Mason City. (641)423-2372. ColonialChapels.com

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