Oct. 7, 1957 — July 10, 2018
ALGONA — Mass of Christian Burial for John Nuy, 60, of Algona, formerly of Marshall, Minn., will be at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be Friday, 5-8 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m., at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue 9-10 a.m., on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will take place in Avoca, Minn.
John Phillip Nuy was born on Oct. 7, 1957, in Marshall to Henry and Annie (Van Damme) Nuy. He attended Marshall Schools and graduated in 1975. John lived in Minneota, Green Valley, and Marshall. He worked for Floyd Wild Trucking, Swift & Company, Cattoors and Koch pipeline before transferring to Algona, where he was a pipeline technician for NuStar Pipeline. In 1976, he married Sandy Thedans. To this union were born sons Jason and Cory. John enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed gardening, especially his tomato plants, cooking and over the road trucking. He will be remembered for his flannel shirts, listening to WCCO Radio and watching Wheel of Fortune. He was an avid and enthusiastic Minnesota Vikings fan and also enjoyed following NASCAR racing.
John died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn., after lengthy illnesses. He is survived by his wife, Sandy, of Algona, mother Annie of Minneota, sons Jason (and Jennifer) of Sanford, N.C., Cory (and Danielle) of Waite Park, grandchildren Myra, Kendall and Holden, siblings Phillip (and Donna) Nuy, Kathy (and Don) Collins, Mary Lou (and John) Wiltse, Tom (and Val) Nuy and Mike (and Shannon) Nuy, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Henry and nephew, Dean.
Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Directors of Marshall, Minn., handled arrangements. www.rehkamp-horvath.com