Nancy (Durst) Nageley

May 31, 1937 – Aug. 8, 2014

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Nancy (Durst) Nageley joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Nancy was born on May 31, 1937, in Marysville. She spent her childhood in Grimes and graduated from Stanford University in 1959. She most recently lived in Davis.

Nancy died surrounded by her loving family. She took great pride and joy in her extended family and enjoyed hosting the family Thanksgiving. She also doted on her grandchildren and took each of them on trips to places like Costa Rica, Badlands National Park and New Glaris, Wis.

She is survived by her two daughters Janet (Greg) Meredith and Julie (Jim) Keowen; grandchildren, Samantha (Peter) Chester, Alexandra Meredith and Nathan Keowen; her brother, Fred (Beverly) Durst; and sister-in-law BillieJean Durst.

Nancy was predeceased by her parents, John Henry and Emma Durst; brothers, Lloyd and Robert Durst; sister, Dorothy (Durst) Mengali; and ex-husband, Sam Nageley.

A memorial service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 16, 2014, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 625 W. Gibson Road in Woodland. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Nancy’s name to the Aoki Diabetes Research Institute, 1935 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816 (phone 916-455-2374) or the Northern Inland Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at norcal.jdrf.org/get-involved/ways-to-donate (phone 916-920-0790).

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service, www.mcnarymoorefuneralservice.com.

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