Nancy K. Shipley, 65, of Elmwood, formerly of Princeville, died at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Nancy was born April 1, 1945, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Leroy and Thelma Farris Barnes.
Surviving is one daughter, Michele (Anthony) Chaney of Yates City, Ill.; two sons, Matt (Janet) Shipley of Gilson, Ill., and Chris (Sheree) Shipley of Wyoming, Ill.; 6 grandchildren, Kane, Colton, Brandi, Katerina, Cody, & Cade; two sisters, Janice (Will) Chappel of Georgia and Rebecca (Harry) Wach of Iowa; and one brother, Steve (Paulette) Barnes of Colo. Her parents preceded her in death.
Nancy first worked for L.R. Nelson for 23 years and then went to work as an accounting secretary for Illinois Machine & Tool Works in North Pekin.
Funeral services were held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville. Rev. Steve Weber will officiate. Visitation was two hours prior to the funeral service. Cremation followed services and graveside burial of cremains will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, Iowa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pets for Seniors, PO Box 64, Edwards, Ill, 61528. Private condolences may be sent to the family via www.hammitt-hott.com.