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Marvalee Nightingale

Marvalee Nightingale Marvalee A. Nightingale, age 90, of Manhattan, died July 28, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

She was born November 19, 1928, in Asherville, Kansas, the daughter of Harry and Treca (Shaffer) Rehmert. She graduated from Beloit High School in 1948.

Marvalee was married to William E. “Bill” Nightingale on February 10, 1954.

She was a homemaker, and worked for several years with her husband at Manhattan Nursery.

Marvalee enjoyed gardening, her flowers, walking every day and spoiled all her pets. Most of all she loved and was devoted to her family and was affectionately called “Nan” by her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and grandson Alan Coonrod.

Survivors include her two daughters: Stephanie Pride of Manhattan, and Teresa Wright (Steve) of Yukon, OK; five grandchildren: Jamie Pride (Stephanie) of Manhattan, Kimberly Pride of Herndon, VA, Brian Coonrod (Michelle) of Manhattan, Laura Strand (Zac) of Blanchard, OK, and Rebecca Webb of Edmond, OK; six great-grandchildren: Gabriel and Abigail Pride, Kelsey, Cole, Cameron and Cain Coonrod; and two brothers: Jim Rehmert (Joan) of Salina, and Jerry Rehmert (Jo) of Beloit.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 31st, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 1st, at the Elmwood Cemetery in Beloit, Kansas, with Reverend James Brackett officiating.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, is handling arrangements.

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