Nancy L. Denney, 70, left this earth and gained her wings at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Shawnee Manor after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born on Dec. 6, 1942, in Lima, to Carmen (Dardio) and Russell White, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 2, 1961 she married Richard â€śPatâ€ť Denney, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are an aunt, Ella â€śJoyâ€ť Yoho, of Wapakoneta; a son, Jeff (Jessica) Denney, of Rockford; three daughters, Carlene Chilcoat, of Wapakoneta, Julie (Jon) Pfister, of Wapakoneta, and Stephanie Denney, of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Tom White; and her step-mother, Terry White.
Nancy attended Buckland High School where she graduated at the top of her class in 1960. Nancy enjoyed theater, academics and was voted carnival queen. Nancy worked at Auglaize Acres for over 30 years and retired in 2003. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and long time friends Don and Ruth Baker of Uniopolis. She was an avid reader and book collector, she and her grandson Kaden shared a special time bonding over the Harry Potter series.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Don Smith will be officiating. Burial will follow at Buckland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Auglaize Acres Activity Fund.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.