Nancy Mary Rowley of Des Plaines Nancy Mary Rowley (nee Riedl), 66, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Nancy and her sister, Linda, were born to Joseph and Marian Riedl, and grew up in Chicago and Elmwood Park. She worked at Teletype Corp. and School District 59. She is survived by her loving spouse, David of 38 years; and her three children, Michael (Katie), David (Barbara), and Nicole (Bradley) Gdowski. She was adored by her five wonderful grandchildren; and she was an aunt and friend to many. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Manzo's Banquets, 1571 S. Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Nancy's memory can be made to Rainbow Hospice, 847-685-9900, or to the , 1-800-227-2345,

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, 2012