Nancy A. Skinner, 70
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Nancy A. Skinner, 70, of Monticello, died Tuesday August 7, 2012 at 3 p.m. at her residence while surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of Joseph and Leonette (Strasburger) Weisenberger and was born in Fowler on February 16, 1942. Nancy was born and raised in Benton County, moving to Monticello area at the age of 18 and spending the past 52 years there. She married Jerry Skinner, who survives, on September 5, 1964 in the St. Bridgettes Church in Barrydale.
Nancy was a graduate of the Porter Business College. She was a member of the Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Merri Mixers Home Ec. Club, Tri Kappa Sorority, the "Enter the Garden" Club, and of multiple bridge groups. She volunteered for the White County Food Pantry, for Bingo at the local nursing homes, and for the blood mobile. Nancy also was a 4-H club leader, a past extension office board member, and a past President of the White County Homemakers.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Skinner, of Monticello; her daughters, Sherry (husband: Bill) Neeley, of Muncie, and Kim Skinner, of Indianapolis; her son, Doug Skinner, of Columbus; her grandsons, Kyle and Michael Neeley, both of Muncie; her stepgranddaughter, Noelle Neeley, of Muncie; her sisters, Barbara (husband: Steve) Davis, of Indianapolis, Catherine (husband: Nick) Rush, of Columbus, and Janet Sanders, of Lafayette; her brother, Daniel (friend: Jean) Weisenberger, of Lafayette; and her sister-in-law Eileen (husband: Ed) Steiner, of Lafayette. Preceding her in death were her parents, Joseph and Leonette Weisenberger, and her brother, Kenneth Weisenberger.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday, August 9, at the Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, of Monticello, with a rosary service beginning at 4 p.m. The funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 10, at the Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, in Monticello, with Father Gerald Borawski officiating. The burial will take place at I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery, in rural Monticello.
Memorials may be given to the White County Food Pantry or to the White County 4-H program. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Arrangements were cared for by Miller-Roscka Funeral Home.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2012