David M. Nix
David Michael Nix, 59, Sun City, Ariz., a former Stevens
Point resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.
A memorial gathering/luncheon will be held at noon Tuesday,
Dec. 27, at The Market Street Diner in Sun Prairie. A private interment of
cremains will be held at a later date.
Donation are suggested to the Arizona Humane Society (www.AZHumane.org)
or to Hospice of the Valley (www.HOV.org ) in his memory.
Regency Mortuary & Crematory in Sun City, Ariz.,
assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at
Mr. Nix was born Dec. 23, 1956, at Parks Air Force Base in
Pleasanton, Calif., a son of the late Asbury and Hazel (Sievwright) Nix. He was
raised in Stevens Point and attended St. Stephen Grade School, graduating from
Pacelli High School in 1975 and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1981.
As a young person, he helped in his father’s business, DuBay
Marina in Knowlton. After completing college, his employment with Sentry
Insurance eventually led to moving to Arizona, where he was an insurance
underwriter. He also worked during his career at Prudential Insurance,
Progressive Insurance and Finova Financial, all in the Phoenix area.
He was married to Mary Ann Peterson in 1994 in Phoenix. They
Survivors include one daughter, Marissa Nix, University of
Wisconsin, Madison; his former wife, Mary Ann Peterson, Chicopee, Mass.; seven
siblings, Mary (Armando) Guzman, Holland, Mich., Marjorie “Jan” Lutz, Stevens
Point, Kathleen Nix, Peoria, Ariz., Dennis (Sondra) Nix, Big Pine Key, Fla.,
James Nix, Sun City, Ariz., Carole (David) Olson, Stevens Point, and Elaine
Nelson, Henderson, Nev.