Nancy J. Smith

October 7, 1930 — June 20, 2017

Nancy J. Smith

NANCY J. SMITH
SCHAUMBURG - Nancy J. Smith, 86, of Schaumburg, formerly of Deer Creek, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Washington Christian Village.
Nancy was born Oct. 7, 1930 to Luther and Vivian (Knackstadt) Adams in Oak Park, Ill. She married James Smith in Glenview, Ill. on Aug. 22, 1953. James preceded her in death on May 23, 2011.
Surviving are three daughters, Patti (Steve) Carroll of Mackinaw, Carol (William) Boyle and Susie (Bernie) Mayle, both of Schaumburg, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Tom (Jennifer) Carroll, Nancy (Matt) Copple, Chris (Ashley) Boyle, Mike (Teresa) Boyle, Karl (Nicole) Mayle, Teri (Dr. Kevin) O'Donnell, and Becky Mayle and her fiancé, John Motley; and 11 great-grandchildren. Nancy is also survived by one brother, John (Martha) Adams of Poplar Grove, Ill, and one brother-in-law, George (Joanne) Smith of Edwardsburg, Mich.
Nancy was very proud of her nursing career; working many different positions until age 64.
She was a member of the Deer Creek United Methodist Church and attended Our Savior United Methodist Church in Schaumburg, where she faithfully served the Lord. Her involvement in the church and her church family were very important to her.
Nancy had a passion for sewing clothing and quilting, especially with her daughters.

Cremation rites will be accorded following services.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 22, at the funeral home. Further visitation will be held on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be held at a later date in Rock Island National Cemetery in Rock Island, Ill.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, or to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Visitation

JUN 22. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550

Visitation

JUN 23. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550

Service

JUN 23. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL, 61550
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