Nancy Merlene Shumway Hancey Our wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, returned home to our Heavenly Father on September 18, 2005. She was given to this earth by her beloved Father in Heaven to Merlin and Ruth Shumway and she grew up in Kanab, Utah. Mom had a beautiful way about her and everywhere she went she made friends instantly. Her time on this earth was always spent in the service of others. She will be greatly missed and survived by her eternal companion Max G. Hancey of Bountiful, her three children Michael K. (Cathy) Hancey of Port Washington, Wisconsin; Jill (Jay) Elliott of Springville; Carolyn (Robert) Wiechert of Granger; her beautiful grandchildren Tara, Dylan, Angie, Rachel, Elizabeth, Cody, Erin, Rebecca and Jenna. She is also survived by her sister Dee Lunden of Phoenix, Arizona, and by many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death, and welcomed into the next world by her parents, brother and sister-in-law Roden G. and Naomi Shumway, brother-in-law Ted (E.T.) Lunden, grandson Benjamin Max Hancey and nephew Phillip M. Christensen. Mom we love and miss you! Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2005 at the Bountiful 16th Ward Chapel, 720 E. 550 N., where friends may call 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Utah. Funeral directors Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary.
Published in the Deseret News on 9/21/2005.