Nancy J. Westphal

Nancy J. Westphal, 48, of Fond du Lac, died Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Hospice Home of Hope. She was born March 4, 1967 in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Richard and Esperansa Hernandez Westphal. Nancy graduated from Goodrich High School in 1985 and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Marian College. She worked as a social worker for 20 years at Winnebago Correctional, Taycheedah Correctional, and most recently Kettle Moraine Correctional. Nancy was a member of Holy Family Parish were she was involved with Eucharistic ministry. Nancy was a certified nail tech and enjoyed doing nails in her free time. She also enjoyed home decorating, reading, crafts, baking and decorating cakes. She especially loved spending every moment she could with her daughter. 

She is survived by her daughter, Hannah; four siblings, Ann (Paul) Hanke of LeRoy, Sue Westphal, Mike (Nancy) Westphal, and Patty Westphal all of Fond du Lac; nieces and nephews, Angela Westphal, Joseph and Anthony Westphal, and Rachel Lietz; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and her parents.

The visitation will be held Monday, February 15, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home and again on Tuesday, from 9:30 – 11:00 am at the church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Holy Family Church, 271 4th Street Way. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Nancy and her family were very appreciative of the constant outpouring of visits and support from her family, co-workers, friends, and neighbors. The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Vander Kooy, Dr. Kumar and their staff, the staff at ManorCare and Hospice Home of Hope for the care and compassion given to Nancy and her family over the past several months and especially to Chris Krizenesky for going above and beyond each and every day.

Memorials are appreciated to Agnesian Hospice in Nancy’s name.

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