Donald R. “Don” Nevrivy, 61, Director of Malta Opportunities, Inc. passed away on Saturday, November 25 at his home with his family at his side.

    Rosary will be 6:30 P.M., Sunday, December 3, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel with sharing of stories to follow. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 A.M., Monday, December 4, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment of his ashes to follow at the Malta Cemetery. Condolences for the family maybe left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com.

    Don was born February 20, 1956 in Bellevue, NE to George Q. Nevrivy & Helen Hurt. The family moved to Malta in 1963 and he graduated Malta High School in 1974. Don graduated college with an Accounting degree from UND-Williston in 1976. He moved back to Malta and worked at Weiderrick’s Clothing for 20 years. In 1979 he married Barbara Vylasek and had two daughters, Mikey and Stacey.

    In 1997 Don became the Executive Director of Malta Opportunities, where he worked until his death. He always thought of the employees and clients as family. He was also a very active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

    Don is survived by his daughters: Mikey of Malta and Stacey (George) Warburton of Joliet, Ex-wife and good friend Barb Nevrivy of Malta, Brother: Jim (Lynne) Nevrivy of Malta, Sister: Marcia Weber of Conrad, Grandchildren: Sadie, Savana and Jax, 9 nieces and nephews and one very loyal dog, Jigs.



Guest Book


From: Gerald Licht

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. He was always there to help my mother by shoveling the Malta snow! I know he is already fishing on that great lake in the sky. May God bless you


From: Diane F Smith

Gone too soon; rest in peace Don. I will miss my neighbor.
Hope you find a good fishing hole and a lawn mower in your new home.


From: Paul and Kathy VanHoudt

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Don was such a joy to be around and we know he will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
In Christ,
Paul and Kathy VanHoudt


From: Ludell and Bobby Heaton

Deepest sympathy to the entire family. a good man that was taken to early. May God bless everyone with strength and comfort.


From: Mary Pat Porter

May Don Rest In Peace. Please accept my deepest sympathy Jim , Marcia and families.


From: Donald Klinko

Always the gentleman, Malta will be a poorer place without you. Rest in peace.


From: Rod Enos

To all family members of Donnie Nevrivy,
My sincerest thoughts and prayers to each of you. I always looked forward to visiting with Don when visiting Malta, which I did many times. I enjoyed discussing sports, fishing, boats, local news, etc...
He will be greatly missed by many, many people through MOI patrons, church members and all the residents of Malta. Rest In Peace and High Respect.


From: Richard Stuhlmacher

My deepest sympathy to the Nevrivy family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Don always had a friendly smile and greeting whenever we'd meet.





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