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Nancy Jo Elian

February 12, 1953 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 66)

Obituary

Nancy Jo Elian, 66, fought a hard 6-year battle with cancer that finally overtook her on January 9, 2020 at Cass County Medical Care Facility. She was born February 12, 1953 in Elkhart to Richard & Berenice (Gildner) King. She was preceded in death by her parents and several aunts and uncles. Surviving is her uncle, Raymond Gildner, 2 aunts, Lois Gildner Von Karowsky, Connie Gildner and several cousins. Nancy graduated in 1972 from Edwardsburg High School. She was a member of the American Legion Auxillary in Edwardsburg and a loyal and devoted caregiver for her mother for many years. She enjoyed cooking, doing crafts and winning at bingo in her spare time. Nancy will be remembered as a heroic fighter; doctors gave her 3 years to live after being diagnosed but her courageous spirit lasted to 6 years. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the 4 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Presiding will be Father Jason Freiburger from St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Burial will be held at a later date in Adamsville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to Cass County Cancer Society. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Nancy Jo Elian please visit our Sympathy Store.

Visitation

JAN 14. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)

Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home

700 E. Jackson Boulevard

Elkhart, IN, 46516

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https://www.wmzfh.com/

Service

JAN 14. 4:00 PM (EST)

Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home

700 E. Jackson Boulevard

Elkhart, IN, 46516

[email protected]

https://www.wmzfh.com/

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