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Nancy Fazer
Date of Death: December, 12 2022

Nancy Fazer, age 88, of Powers, MI, passed away on Monday December 12, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, WI, from months of failing health. She was born on September 14, 1934 in Schaffer, MI, daughter of the late Earl and Gladys (Richer) St. John Sr.

Nancy was active in her community alongside her husband, Louis. Together they operated a gas station with cabins as well as a grocery store.  She served as a board member and volunteer for many organizations such as Whispering Pines and North Central School Board.  

She was a lifelong member of St. John Neumann Parish of Spalding, a member of the St. Anne Altar Society, and taught grade school catechism for 42 years. Nancy always had a flair for the arts, decorating and entertaining.  Over the years, she created dozens of ceramic pieces, learned calligraphy, and loved traveling.  She took a lot of pride in making her home and gardens beautiful. Nancy enjoyed entertaining, always making sure people felt special as they stopped for a visit, attended a party, or enjoyed a perfectly prepared meal or treat.     

She is survived by daughter: Patricia (Tom) Simons, sons: David (Jane) Fazer, Dan Fazer and Doug Fazer, sister: Susan (Ben) Brierly, brother: Terry (Marilyn) St. John, brother-in-law: Mike Poupore, sister-in- law: Marilyn Fazer. A fun-loving child at heart, Nancy loved spending time her with grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and great-grandchildren.   

She was preceded in death by her husband: Louis, parents, her brother and his wife: Earl Jr. and Rosemary St. John, twin sisters: Marilyn (Mike) Poupore and Marlene (Gordon) Poupore.  

Friends may call from 12:00 (noon) to 1:00 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday December 20, 2022 at St. John Neumann Church in Spalding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday at church with Fr. Benny Mathew officiating. A luncheon will follow Mass in the church parish hall. Burial will take place in the Spalding Township Cemetery in the spring.

The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Fazer family.

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  • "My very deepest condolences to all of Nancy's family. This is such a great loss to all her friends and the community. She will sadly be missed by many. She definitely was one of the nicest persons that I have ever met. Her heart was made of pure gold. May she rest in peace now. I'm so very sorry for your loss. "
    -Debbie Pitts

  • "Sending our deepest sympathies to all of Nancy's family. She truly was a sweet lady. "
    -Bob & Sharon Charles

  • "I am so sorry for your loss, I always loved talking with Nancy. She definitely will be missed by many.My thoughts and prayers are with you all."

  • "You have my deepest sympathies, I loved anytime I could visit with Nancy, she was a beautiful lady inside and out, bless her heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Sincerely, Tammy LaBonte "

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