R. Nancy Malsack Lipman

R. Nancy Malsack Lipman, formerly of Clarendon Hills, passed away peacefully at her Downers Grove home July 1, 2020

Nancy, 88, was born in Minneapolis. She married Roland William Malsack, a professional musician, and together they settled in Clarendon Hills with their six children. Nancy was a devoted mother and wife, an active piano teacher, an accomplished quilter and a great comfort as a bereavement minister. She was a long-time parishioner of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Clarendon Hills.

Nancy touched the lives of many through her music, and her generosity of spirit. She will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Roland; by her son, Dean Malsack; and by her second husband, William Lipman.

She is survived by her children, Gail Alston, Lynne Malsack, Paula Hayes, Carl Malsack and Joyce Potempa; her grandchildren, Amanda, Elyse, Evan, Ryan and Cory; her great-granddaughter, Shauna; and her sister, Jean Martin.

A private funeral Mass will be held at Notre Dame Catholic Church for immediate family members.