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Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home

2408 West Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Nancy J. Rinkach

June 12, 1945September 13, 2020
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Nancy J. Rinkach, 75, of Peoria passed away on September 13, 2020. She was born in Chicago to Adolph and Marjorie Groff on June 12, 1945. She was the “2nd Mother” to her five younger siblings. Nancy married Tom Rinkach October 1, 1966 and had three children: Neil Rinkach, Jacquelyn Elsesser (Brian Elsesser), and Lisa Basham (John Basham). She has six grandchildren whom she adored: Mason, Bryce, Ella, Ty, Lauryn and Lyvia.

Nancy was a successful business owner of Nancy’s Hallmark in Bartonville for 15 years but her primary joy came from raising her children and grandchildren. She had the patience of an angel and made a genuine connection with anyone she met. She loved to chat!

We are thankful they enjoyed their travels prior to her affliction with dementia. Even though her dementia took pieces from Nancy, her vibrant spirit was strong. Tom loved the quote, “We’ll never have to say Goodbye again, but we’ll say Hello my Love.”

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 11-1:00 at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria with her funeral service following.

Entombment will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

To express condolences online, please go to www.woolsey-wilton.com.

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    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Tim Bourgault

September 15, 2020

I had never met Nancy, I have had the pleasure of knowing her son for years, never a harsh word or unkind thought ever came from Neil. These things are learned from loving parents who put kindness and love above anything else. I feel fortunate enough to know her son, and by that knowing a little part of her. She will always live on by his actions , words and deeds of kindness. My deepest condolences to the entire family.

Jill Booth

September 15, 2020

Dear Tom and Family,
Nancy will be very much missed; what a wonderful and loving lady she was. May your fond memories sustain you during this difficult time. Hugs and Love, Jill Booth

April Mitchell

September 15, 2020

I am so sorry about Nancy passing. I got to train Nancy on Adams Street at Better Banks as a teller. I enjoyed working with her. She was always so nice. Loved her stories. She was a joy. I will pray for you all in her family, she was very proud of you all.

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