May 26, 2020
Nancy J. Podgorski of Hampshire, passed-away May 26, 2020, in the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was the daughter of Arnold and Vivian (Grom) Schuring. Nancy lost her mother at the age of 7, and two years later, her father married Velma Koch Schuring. Nancy attended Dundee schools and was a member of the Dundee Community High School Class of 1955. She also attended Illinois State University. Nancy worked at Playskool for several years and finished her working career at the Hampshire Post office, retiring in 1997, after 25 years. Nancy always loved a good joke and had quite a sarcastic whit! The time of day was determined by her favorite TV shows, The Price is Right, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, NCIS & JTV. Days of the week were determined by which restaurant she and Joe ate their lunch! Nancy is survived by her husband of 23 years, Joseph; her children, James (Angela) Barnes of Huntley, and Anne (Steve) Conro of Surprise AZ; grandchildren, Miranda (Matthew) Anderson of Surprise AZ, Brendan Barnes, who is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps, and Katherine Barnes of Huntley; and also her great-granddaughter Giana Anderson. Nancy is also survived by her step-son John (SueAnn) Podgorski; step-grandsons, Christopher (Heather) Podgorski of Maple Grove, MN, Joseph (Laura) Podgorski of Kingston, John (Becky) Podgorski of Lake Mills, WI and James (Andrea Solem) Podgorski of Sycamore; step-great-grandsons, Evan, Caleb, Tyler and Jeremy. In addition, she is survived by sisters Sue (Dale) Ihssen of Lake Marian, and Cheryl (Rod) Berglund of Port St. Lucie, FL. Nancy is proceeded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Young, and Patricia Sliwa; mother-in-law, Mary Podgorski; brothers-in-law, Jerry Young, John Podgorski; sister-in-law, Marian (Frank) Kruzel; and step-son Jim Podgorski. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 13 at 11 AM at St. John Lutheran Church, 6821 Main St., Union. Visitation with Social Distancing and masks will be prior to services from 9 to 11 AM.
Nancy J. Podgorski of Hampshire, passed-away May 26, 2020, in the home of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was the daughter of Arnold and Vivian (Grom) Schuring. Nancy lost her mother at the age of 7, and two years later,... View Obituary & Service Information
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