NANCY LOUISE (BRUUN) FULTON, 66 WARREN - Nancy Louise (Bruun) Fulton, age 66, of Warren passed away at home Thursday, July 11, 2013. She was born December 3, 1946, in Dubuque, Iowa to Willis and Alberta (Zeal) Bruun. Nancy was a 1964 graduate of Scales Mound High School. She attended Illinois State University where she studied speech and language pathology. Nancy married Gary Fulton of Hanover on November 23, 1968 at the Scales Mound Methodist Church. She worked forty-five years as a speech therapist at Scales Mound School and countless other schools and agencies within Jo Daviess and Stephenson counties. Aside from her profession, Nancy touched the lives of so many through her involvement with the chuch, 4-H and extension just to name a few.Surviving are her husband, Gary Fulton, her homemade children Sara (Curt) Wybourn, Corey (Mary) Fulton, her ready-made son Jason Fulton, her grandchildren, race(fiancée Lucas), Ella and Ethan Wybourn, Kathryne and James Hille and Payton Fulton. In Nancy's words, "Many foster children passed through our home but some left footprints on our hearts. Our extended family includes, Linda, Wanda, Michelle, Jennifer, Jessica and eleven foster grandchildren." A sister Jeanette (Steve) Podnar. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, teacher and friend. Nancy believed, "Always remember to look for the best and that is what you will find." Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, brothers- Thomas and Norman, mother and father- in- law Ralph and Doris Fulton, and a brother-in-law Jeff Fulton. Memorial Service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Apple River United Methodist Church with Pastor Donna Hoffman officiating. Nancy has chosen to donate her body to further cancer research, continuing to help others as she has always done. Luncheon to follow at the Stagecoach Event Center in Apple River. A memorial has been established at the Apple River State Bank. The fund will contribute to the Jo Daviess County 4-H, Apple River United Methodist Church, Caring Bridge and a Nancy Fulton Memorial Education Scholarship at Scales Mound High School and Warren High School. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.leamonfh.com.
Published in The Journal-Standard on July 13, 2013