March 1, 1933 - October 19, 2018
Mineral Point - Nancy L. Graber, age 85, of Mineral Point, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on March 1, 1933 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dodgeville. She was the fourth child of Ernest and Nora (Schaaf) Graber. She attended St. Mary’s Grade School, one year at Mineral Point High School and completed her high school education at St. Catherine’s in Racine. She entered a religious order known as the Sisters of St. Dominic dedicated to teaching. Nancy received a bachelor degree from Dominican College and taught in parochial and private schools. After leaving the community, she got a master’s degree from Cardinal Stritch College and taught 27 years in the Milwaukee Public Schools. She returned to Mineral Point in 1995 living in the house that at one time was owned by her grandparents (Schaaf) and parents. She was a member of Ss. Mary & Paul Parish, served on the parish council, a member of the Kiwanis Club, served on the school board for six years and was a tour guide at the Pendarvis Historical Site for 15 seasons. During her retirement years, she was able to travel thoroughly enjoying Alaska, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Russia. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers George and David, sister Mary Lou Doney, brother-in-law David Doney, sisters-in-law Ellie Graber and Barbara Graber, nephews Scott, Larry and Michael Graber and Mike Doney, and a great nephew Jeremy Schaefer. Nancy is survived by her siblings Kenneth (Marie Johnson) Graber, Ted (Mary) Graber, Sam (Sandi) Graber; her sisters-in-law Pat Graber Forbes and Berniece Graber; other nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Ss. MARY & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH in Mineral Point. Father Joseph Michael Tarigopula will officiate. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Mineral Point Library, Mineral Point Rescue Squad of the Mineral Point Fire Department.
Mineral Point - Nancy L. Graber, age 85, of Mineral Point, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Dodgeville. She was born on March 1, 1933 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Dodgeville. She was the... View Obituary & Service Information
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