October 12, 1936 ~ November 11, 2016
Melvin J. Nisley, 80, of Goshen, died at 9:00 am on Friday, November 11, at
his residence. He was born on October 12, 1936 in Goshen to Jacob and
Katie (Chupp) Nisley. On September 12, 1957 in Goshen he married Ella E.
Bontrager, she died September 8, 2012. Surviving are two daughters, Betty
(Jonnie) Yoder of Bonduel, WI and Kathryn (David) Miller of Goshen; two
sons, Willard (Judy) Nisley of Bagley, MN and Ernest Lee Nisley of Albion; 18
grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his
wife; parents; three brothers, Ora Nisley, Leo Nisley and William Nisley; a
sister, Clara Yoder. Melvin was the owner/operator of Mel’s Repair Shop and
was a carriage builder. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 12, and all day
Sunday, November 13, at the family’s residence, 14782 CR 34 Goshen.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Monday, November 14, also at the
family’s residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Simon Schmucker
and the home ministers. Burial will be in Nisley Cemetery, Goshen.
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Melvin J. Nisley