Nancy was born in Granite City, Illinois to Walter & Jewell Oehlecker.
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She graduated from Granite City High School and attended Southern Illinois University where she met Glenn Stewart while working on the school newspaper. Glenn & Nancy married on 5/23/1963.
While Glenn served in the Army, they moved to Germany. Within one year of living in Germany, they adopted Jon Stewart, adopted Alicia Stewart & then Nathan Stewart was born as their natural child.
They served seven years in Germany and then moved to several different states before making their final move to Colorado. They were stationed on Ft Carson and then bought a home in Fountain where they lived for 33 yrs.
She worked with special needs children in District 8. She loved animals, art, music, books, movies & cooking. She was very generous and made others laugh with her wit & humor.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years Glenn Stewart, Son Jon Stewart & his wife Stella of Pueblo, CO, Daughter Alicia Stewart of Loveland, CO, Son Nathan Stewart of Security, CO, Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, Brother Donald Oehlecker of Washington and numerous other extended family.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 15th at 2pm at Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S US Hwy 85/87, Fountain, CO. A reception will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Colorado Chapter of Alzheimer's/Dementia Foundation: http://www.alz.org/co/in_my_community_donate.asp
Published in The Gazette on Sept. 14, 2013