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Nerva Ryel
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1912
Colorado, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1966
Colorado, USA

Yuma Pioneer Apr 14, 1966

Nerva Ryel, youngest son of Vern and Fanny Ryel, was born near Kirk October 31, 1912, and departed this life April 1, 1966, at the age of 53 years, five months and one day. Nerva received his education at Golden Gate grade school and Joes high school. He farmed with his father before going to Minturn, where he worked on a ranch and mined for Empire Zinc. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and has made his home in Denver since his discharge. He was an electrician for Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad for 21 years. He was a member of Highland Lodge No. 86, AF and AM; El Jebel, O.E.S., and Highlands Commandery No. 30, Knights Templar. Nerva suffered a stroke January 20 and was hospitalized six weeks and had since been cared for at Parkside Nursing Home in Denver. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Carl, and two brothers, Lloyd and Rollie. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sherri Jean Berlin of Seattle, Washington; a son, David, of Vancouver, Washington; a grandson, Jeff Berlin; two sisters-in-law, Beulah Ryel of Greeley and Clara Ryel of Geneva, Ohio; two aunts, Mrs. Artie Sharp of Aurora and Mrs. Carrie Helzer of Dakota City, Nebraska, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Funeral services were held April 6 at Olinger Mortuary in Denver and burial was made that afternoon at Kirk with Highland Commandery No. 30, Knights Templar officiating. Burial was made that afternoon at Kirk with Masonic Committal. 
Family links: 
  Vernon Eli Ryel (1872 - 1959)
  Fannie Sharp Ryel (1874 - 1925)
  Lloyd A Ryel (1892 - 1945)*
  Rollie R. Ryel (1907 - 1964)*
  Nerva Ryel (1912 - 1966)
*Calculated relationship
Kirk Cemetery
Yuma County
Colorado, USA
Maintained by: Pat McArthur
Originally Created by: Steve Patterson
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67354683
Nerva Ryel
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Nerva Ryel
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