Nancy M. Milleson, age 85, of Merrill, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill. She was born on August 12, 1932 to the late George and Winifred (Edmunds) Schafer in Syracuse, NY. Nancy attended and graduated from Syracuse Central High School and continued her love of learning at the UW-Oshkosh and finished at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. Nancy was a teacher by profession, and enjoyed teaching in both school and the church. Nancy also earned a degree as an LPN. She met and fell in love with the Rev. David James Milleson and the two exchanged vows on September 9, 1961 in Chicago, IL. Sadly, he preceded her in death on February 5, 2006. She loved being a pastor’s wife because she enjoyed being around people and helping where she could. In her younger years, Nancy would enjoy gardening at her home and watching the birds at her feeders. She was a member at Park City Baptist Church in Merrill. She will be sadly missed.
Nancy is survived by her sons: Stephen (Missy) Milleson of Stevens Point and Paul Milleson of Gibsonton, FL, grandsons: Dustin Bohringer and Nathan Milleson, granddaughters: Kaytlin and Jordan Milleson and 4 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents: George and Winifred Schafer and her husband: The Rev. David James Milleson.
Funeral Services for Nancy will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11am at Waid Funeral Home in Merrill. Pastor Freddy McMillen will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 10am until the time of the service, also at the funeral home. Burial at Snow Hill Cemetery in the town of Scott will immediately follow the service.
Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.