NANCY LEE MAGNUSON January 14, 1925 - October 12, 2019 ELKHART- Nancy Lee Magnuson, 94, of Indianapolis and formerly of Elkhart, passed away Saturday October 12, 2019 at Hoosier Village Health Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born January 14, 1925 in Elkhart to George & Minnie Edith (Ferree) Scofield. On April 2, 1948 she married Warren C. Magnuson. He preceded her in death on July 24, 2009 in Elkhart. Surviving are 3 children, Robert W. Magnuson, Patricia A. Magnuson both of Indianapolis, IN, Marcia L. (William) Simpkins of Crofton, Maryland; 2 grandchildren, Brendan Simpkins of Nashville, TN and Meredith Simpkins of Crofton, Maryland. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a sister, Mary Jo Moore. Nancy was a graduate of Elkhart High School and attended Purdue University. She was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church and a member of the Elkhart General Hospital Auxiliary. She also enjoyed sewing. Cremation will take place and a celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday October 23, 2019 at Augustana Lutheran Church, 1133 Kilbourn Street, Elkhart, Indiana 46514. Sister Nora Frost and cousin, Rev. Andrew Moore will preside. Friends may visit with the family for 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in Rice Cemetery. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with her care. Memorial contributions may be given to the All 4 Animal Rescue,2300 W. 6th Street, Mishawaka, IN. and or, Dogtown Resort, Elkhart IN. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Nancy Lee Magnuson please visit our Sympathy Store.
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