PEORIA - Nancy Josephine (Werckle) McNear, 91, of Peoria, Ill., died on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
She was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Peoria, Ill., to Frank W. Werckle and Winifred J. (Johnson) Werckle. She married Clinton McNear in 1946 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 1954.
Nancy is survived by her daughter, Virginia M. McNear of Peoria Heights; and her sister, Winifred (William) Ebert of Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and her daughter, Nancy J. McNear.
Nancy attended Bradley University, taking English and literature classes.
Nancy was employed at the United States Government Agricultural Research Lab and was later a homemaker. She was also a former member of the Country Club of Peoria.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, at Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home, located at 428 West McClure Ave. in Peoria, with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery. Dr. Robert Bardeen of Westminster Presbyterian Church will officiate. Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to a
Nancy's online memorial website may be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 5, 2014