Harry L. Nye, age 75, of Brodhead, formerly of Oregon/Brooklyn area, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018, at his home. He was born on June 2, 1942 in Stoughton, WI, the son of Harry and Irene (Harstad) Nye.
Harry had been a Dane County Traffic Police officer for 31 years. The Traffic Police merged with the Dane County Sheriff’s Dept. in 1981 and Harry then became a deputy sheriff, retiring in 1998. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed traveling with family around the country, especially Texas, to see his favorite band.
He is survived by a daughter, Renee (Troy) Dickey, Brodhead; siblings, Gary (Darlene) Nye, Janesville, WI, Terry (Sharon) Nye, Monona, WI, Lance (Stacy) Nye, Viroqua, WI, Susan Rasmussen, Madison, WI, Shelly (Dave) Hicks, Oregon, WI, Joni (Jim) Fletchall, Jeri (Larry) Fiala, both of Madison, WI, and Scott (Penny)Rasmussen, McFarland, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-dad, Harold Rasmussen, two sisters, Lita Kay and Shari Ann Rasmussen, and aunt and uncle, Eugene and Helen Crawford.
Harry had requested there be no services. He will be buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Albany, WI.
A Special Thank-You to the staff at the William S. Middleton Veteran's Hospital, Madison, WI.