George J. Nix, age 88, passed away July 24, 2018. He was a sergeant in the Marine Corp in Korea. Beloved husband of Joan. Loving father of Shelley Hovde and Lindsey (Ric) Nix. Dear grandfather of Peter Lill-Hovde, Michael Hovde, Jon Hovde and Joe Probst. Loving great grandfather of Jordan Hovde and Heather Morgan. Preceded in death by his parents, George and Jessie and his brothers Tom (Alyce) and Jack (Kelly). Uncle of many nieces and nephews and cousins.
A memorial gathering will be held Monday, July 30 from 3-8 PM at Leonard Memorial Home (630-469-0032/www.leonardmemorialhome.com), 565 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn with a memorial service at 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimer’s Association or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation would be appreciated.
George was a Lombard resident for 25 years and a Glen Ellyn resident for 60 years. He was a 1948 graduate of Glenbard High School and attended Bradley University. He worked for 30 years as an electronics technician for TWA.