Nancy Jane Walters
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Nancy Jane Walters, 76, of Downers Grove passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 13, 2023, after spending her final days surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Nancy was born in 1946 in Holland, Mich., to Nelson and Gertrude Nagelkerk. She was born and raised in the Dutch community of Holland and was a strong Christian.
Nancy worked as an accountant for more than 30 years before retiring. She loved gardening, travel, dogs, shopping, exercise and more than anything she loved spending time with her family.
Nancy will be sorely missed. She was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and aunt. Nancy and Al moved to Oak Trace in Downers Grove in 2020 to spend her final years with her grandchildren and Chris and Kristen.
She is survived by her husband, Alvern Walters; her son, Christopher (Kristen) Meyers of Hinsdale; her stepchildren, Shelley (Ron) Worley, Lana Walters and Scott Walters; her grandchildren, Andrew Irvine, Alex Meyers, Katie Meyers, Chris (Katerina) Worley and Paige (Andrew) McCarty; her great-grandchildren, Alivia, Dakoda and Sadie; her siblings, Tom Nagelkerk and Joan Geerlings; her sister-in-law, Rose (Sid) Scheerhorn; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack (Mick) Nagelkerk.
Visitation is at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St. Hinsdale.
A memorial service will follow at the funeral home at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Alzheimer's Association at http://www.alz.org.