Obit: Breitung, Nancy Jean (1942 - 2018)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Breitung, Hyland, Smith, Statz, Czarnik, Klimpke, Bautch

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/05/2018

Breitung, Nancy Jean (18 April 1942 – 28 November 2018)

Nancy Jean Breitung, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in her home surrounded by the love of family. She will be so deeply missed.

Nancy was born in Neillsville, the daughter of Bergen and Alice (Hyland) Smith. Nancy married James C Breitung on June 6, 1962. They moved to Ellsworth, Kansas for a short time. They returned to Neillsville in 1966 and have resided here since.

Nancy spent many years working in retail for local companies, such as: Coast to Coast, The Farmers Store, and D&M Department store. After that she worked out of her home, watching children/grandchildren for many years. She loved children so much. Nancy also enjoyed roller skating, ice skating, working outside in her gardens, decorating her house for the holidays, spending time with her family and had a love for cooking.

Nancy is survived by, her husband, James C. Breitung, and 3 children. A son, James Jr. (Traci) of Loyal, A daughter Kathy (Will) Statz, of Neillsville, and a son Scott (Joani) of Merrillan; brothers, Arlo (Shirley), and Duane (Carla); sisters, Gladys, and Etta (Bob) Czarnik; 6 Grandchildren, Ashley (Nick) Klimpke, Amy Breitung, Eric (Whitney) Statz, Bailie Bautch-Breitung, Connor Breitung, and Dakota Breitung; 3 Great-Grandchildren, Kenzie, Kaid and Maxtyn; A sister-in-law, Dawn Smith, and many nieces, and nephews.

Nancy is preceded in death by, her parents, Bergen and Alice Smith, sisters; Marie, Betty Smith, and Bonnie Straube, brothers; Everett, Oakley, Ralph, Herbert, and Darwin Smith.

No services are planned at this time.



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