Nancy A. Sheridan, 73, of Goodview, Minn., died peacefully Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Sauer Health Care, Winona, Minn.
Nancy Ann was born December 23, 1938, in Winona, to Frank and Myrtle (Eche) Ciszak. She graduated from Cotter High School, Winona. Nancy was a proud member of the Winona Twirlerettes and crowned Miss Winona 1957. She went on to graduate from St. Mary’s Licensed Practical Nursing School, Rochester, Minn. In November 1960, she married John “Jack” Sheridan at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Winona. They made their home in Duluth Minn., and later in Mason City, Iowa. It was there that Nancy worked as an LPN at the Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic. After retiring, Nancy and Jack moved back to Winona. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Rollingstone, Minn. She loved her family and the family dogs, as well as trips to the beach and to the casino (where she was very lucky!).
She is survived by her husband, Jack, Goodview, Minn., son, Don (Jan) Sheridan, Eagle, Neb.; daughter, Kim (Ron) Cardinal, Stacy, Minn;, grandson, Ross Sheridan, Eagle, Neb.; two sisters: Betty Bilder and Shirley Budnik, both of Winona; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Delos “Sonny” Ciszak; and three sisters: Jane Michalowski, Joan Thein, and Bonnie Bambenek.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Rollingstone, Minn., with Rev. William Kulas and Rev. Don Lovas concelebrating. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Winona, Minn.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church on Wednesday.
Urn bearers will be niece and nephews Carleen O’Brien, Mark Thein and Pete Thein.
The family prefers memorials to: Winona Area Humane Society, 1112 East Broadway, Winona; Winona Volunteer Services Food Shelf, 402 East Second Street, Winona; or Cotter High School, 1115 West Broadway, Winona.
Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com. Services entrusted to Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Winona.