Nancy J. Hamre, Janesville (1937 - 2010)
July 2, 1937 - October 3, 2010
Nancy J. Hamre, 73, Janesville, died on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, in Janesville. She was born in Center Township on July 2, 1937, the daughter of Merton and Verna (Korban) Harnack. She graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in 1958. Nancy married Harlan E. Hamre in Zion Lutheran Church, Center Township on May 16, 1959, and he preceded her in death on May 25, 2006. She had been employed by Dr. McNichols, retired from Cedar Crest in 1999, and worked as an in-home health nurse from 2000 until present. Nancy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, and loved watching the Brewers and the Badgers.
She is survived by her two children, Lucinda “Cindy” Murphy and Jeffrey Hamre, both of Janesville; two granddaughters, Dana (Jim) Vonesh of Milton and Jessica of Janesville; two great-grandchildren, Brooke and Marisa; her mother, Verna Harnack of Geneva, IL; sister, Linda (Bob) Miller of Geneva, IL; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father and husband.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME, with Rev. Bond Haldeman officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 until 11 a.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME. For online condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com.