Archbold, OH

Madelyn Albertine Nofziger

Madelyn Nofziger

Madelyn Nofziger

Madelyn A. Nofziger, age 89, of Blissfield, Mich., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with her family by her side.

She was born May 30, 1927, in Morenci, Mich., to Rex and Fern (DeLine) Ferris.

On April 13, 1948, she married Donald Lee Nofziger, and he preceded her in death June 1993.

Surviving Madelyn are her children, Jo (Allen) Wyse of Little Elm, Texas, Debora (Ron) Troyer of Waterford, Pa., Allen (Susan) Nofziger of Oakdale, Minn.; a twin sister, Evelyn Rupp of Blissfield, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Luke Wyse, Jesse Wyse, Ellery Troyer, Dallan Troyer, Sarah McNulty, Aaron Troyer and Samuel Nofziger; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee; a son, Rex Lee Nofziger; a brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Winona Ferris; a sister, and brother-in-law, Mary and John Warner; and a brother-in-law, C.L.Rupp.

Madelyn was a kind and cheerful lady with an electric smile. She was always serving her Lord, her family, her church, neighbors and friends. She is dearly loved and will be missed deeply by all.

The family would like to thank the staff at Blissfield Place and Hospice of Lenawee for their outstanding care and love for our mother. You loved her very well.

A family graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, Ransom Twp., Michigan and a Celebration of Life memorial service on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Fairlawn Retirement Center, Archbold, with a luncheon following at Sauder’s Heritage Inn.

You may leave online condolences for the family at

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee or to Gideon International. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield, Mich.

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