1919 - 2012
Cecelia R. Nix of Milton-Freewater passed away on Dec. 1, 2012, at Park Manor Rehabilitation Center in Walla Walla at the age of 93. An inurnment will be held at a later date in Montana, where she will be buried next to her husband. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater is in charge of the arrangements.
Cecelia was born on Oct. 12, 1919, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Lampa) Setera in Wibaux, Mont. She graduated from Wibaux High School and then attended Johnson Business College in Billings, Montana. She married Lucian John Nix on May 16, 1939.
Cecelia was a secretary and accomplished artist. She also enjoyed many hobbies including quilting, painting and sewing.
Survivors include her children, Jo Ann Ackerman of Milton-Freewater, LaRae Kent of San Angelo, Texas, and John Nix of Salem; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Her parents; husband; 13 siblings; and one grandchild all preceded her in death.