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Nancy A. Parcell, 83, Wakarusa, died 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at her residence where she was born, August 22, 1938, in St. Joseph County. On November 17, 1956, she married Donald D. Parcell.
Surviving are her husband, Donald, Wakarusa, children, Bill (Eva) Parcell, Wakarusa, Donna (Lee) Leatherman, Goshen, 5 grandchildren, Laura (Jason) Slabach, Wakarusa, John (Alyson) Leatherman, Goshen, Joshua Leatherman, Goshen, Sarah Parcell, Wakarusa, Zachary Parcell, Wakarusa, 3 great-grandchildren, Leon, Logan, Luke Leatherman, sister, Eleanor Shoup, Oskaloosa, Iowa and a brother, James (Shirley) Davidhizar, Huntsville, Texas.
Preceding her in death are her parents and sister, Imogene Davidhizar.
Nancy was a 1956 graduate of Madison High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Extension Homemaker Club for over 50 years. Nancy was a member of Holdeman Mennonite Church, where she was a past church hostess and leader of the Bible Memory Program for children. She gave her all to her children and enjoyed spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Along with her husband, Don, they had a booth at the Farmer's Market, South Bend, for 33 years. She also enjoyed photography.
Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at Rieth Rohrer Ehret Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. service on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Holdeman Mennonite Church, 65723 CR 1, Wakarusa. Pastor Danny Jones and Pastor Vernard Guengerich will officiate and burial will follow at Olive (East) Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to Holdeman Mennonite Church or Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com