Nickolas Mazanyi, 88

Nickolas “Nick” Miklos Mazanyi, age 88, of Delano, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.

He was born Jan. 26, 1930, in Miskolc, Hungary, to Miklos and Elizabeth (Mezsaros) Mazanyi.

Nick emigrated with his parents from Hungary in 1951. He attended the University of Minnesota, and graduated with a degree in architecture.

He went on to a career working for Red Owl and SuperValu designing new grocery stores until his retirement in 1992.

Nick loved to work with wood, building furniture and cabinetry. He made many family heirlooms over the years.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Eloise (Knop); children Steven (Sherri) Mazanyi, Susan (Tony Davidson) Mazanyi, and Cindy Mazanyi; and grandchildren, Ben and Noah Fjerstad.

Memorial services took place Thursday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano. There was a gathering of family and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church, prior to the services.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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