|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1916|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2008|
Obituary Printed in the Dove Creek Press 9/2008
Nick Resovich, known as Rev. Nick passed away on September 11, 2008 at the Life Care Center of Evergreen CO where he had resided for two years. He was 91 years of age.
Nick was born October 28, 1916, in Kansas City KS to Michael and Kate (Bozich) Resovich. He was one of nine children born into this family, six boys and three girls.
He grew up in Kansas City, and when as a young man he met the Lord as His Savior through some Christian Missionaries ministering at a mission.
Nick later attended Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar MS and worked his way through college at Missouri State and Berkley Baptist Divinity Church of Reedport OR, and ministered in a "skid row" mission in Portland.
Finding himself in Kansas City again he met and married Mary Thornton. They then moved to Cortez CO. He was later ordained as a minister in the First Baptist Church of Dove Creek CO. While there Nick served as Mayor. As a pastor he was able to introduce many couples to the Lord. Nick and Mary served in the Dove Creek church for 13 years.
His last church was at Limon CO and there he served for 16 1/2 years. Church attendance increased by 50% while he and Mary were there. Nick served 3 terms as chairman of the Limon Ministerial Alliance and also served on the town board. He served in several capacities in the American Baptist Convention of the Rock Mountains.
Nick's hobbies were playing chess, talking to people and most of all reading. His love for books was tremendous.
He retired from active ministry as a pastor in June of 1983. Nick and Mary then moved to the Dove Creek area for a short time and then on to Montrose CO. He served in the First Baptist Church there teaching Sunday School class, a Bible study at a retirement center and supplied the pulpit when needed.
Preceding him in death was his wife Mary, three sisters; Mildred, Rose and Sophie; his parents and one brother Steve.
(bio by: Shirley Utley Cressler)
Mary L Thornton Resovich (1916 - 1994)
married May 15 1952
Created by: Luie
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
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