Gene Ann Nystrom, "Nono", age 82, a resident of Upper Marlboro, MD and previously of Tucson, AZ, died peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, May 7th. She was born on March 26, 1937, in Paris, IL to the late Harry and Hazel Hyten. She was a long time member of Grace Brethren Church in Owings, MD and often attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Upper Marlboro, MD. Gene Ann loved spending time with her 5 "wonderbar" kids, her grand-kids and great-grand kids which were her gifts from God. She also had many close friends she called her "sisters in Christ". Gene Ann enjoyed praying, going to church, bible study, family gatherings, cooking, baking, singing, writing, birds, cats, and dogs.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Nystrom and her siblings, Louie Hyten and Kathleen Hyde. Gene Ann is survived by her children, Linda Gaich (Walter) of Dunkirk, MD, Cindy Dodge (Brian) of Midlothian, VA, Suzie Jacobsen (Jeff) of Owings, MD, Mike Schwenk of Dunkirk, MD, Stacey Piazza (Mike) of Upper Marlboro, MD; grandchildren, Shawn Gaich, Tammy Gaich, Jaclyn Mussante, Anthony "Tony" Accetta, Cameron Dodge, Robin Riley, Jenica Dodge, Colleen O'Brien, Shannon O'Brien, Maria Jacobsen, Jessica Garner, Megan Warren, Nicole Langley, Katheryn Schwenk, Joshua Schwenk, Joseph Schwenk, Jesse Schwenk, Elizabeth Schwenk, Rebekah Schwenk, Michael Piazza, Jr., Anthony "Tony" Piazza; and 18 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Grace Brethren Church, 9870 Old Solomons Island Rd., Owings, MD on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 1 pm. Condolences may be made by using the link on this page.