Alice Nance, 88

Alice Jane Nance, 88, Wabash, passed away at 9:39 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born to the late Hugh G. and Louise (Carr) Miller on Aug. 2, 1925 in Wabash.

She married Herbert Guy Nance on June 10, 1989. He passed away on Nov. 12, 2003. She was a homemaker for her family. She was a member of Christian Heritage Church in Wabash. Alice loved the Lord and was very proud to have such a large family. She enjoyed all of the social activities at the nursing home and was very involved.

She is survived by three daughters, Diana Spencer, Wabash, Carolyn Hale, Wittensville, Ky. and Mrs. Ronald (Barbara) Gilbert, Wabash; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 12 great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three grandchildren, one great grandchild, two brothers, and one sister.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will follow in the Hoff Cemetery in Wabash County, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are to Christian Heritage Church, 6776 River Road, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2013 Oct 08