Butterfield, Nancy J., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother and daughter passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Covenant HealthCare Harrison. Age 57 years. Daughter of Harold and Elizabeth (Ratajczak) Nutt, Nancy was born May 27, 1955 in Bay City, Michigan. She was married to Mark C. Butterfield on May 27, 1978. He predeceased her November 29, 2009. Nancy was employed as a Childbirth Education Coordinator at Covenant for 25 years. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Nancy enjoyed quilting, gardening and especially watching Michigan State Sports. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Matt and Melanie Butterfield, Midland; Elizabeth and John Polzin II, Saginaw; Scott Butterfield, Denver , Colorado; her parents, Harold and Elizabeth Nutt, Bay City; three brothers, Michael and Kathy Nutt, Naperville, Illinois; Robert and Claudia Nutt, Darien, Illinois; Jay and Debbie Nutt, Woodlands, Texas; her mother-in-law Irene Butterfield, Bay City; several nieces and nephews. Nancy was preceded in death by her father-in-law Albert Butterfield. Honoring Mrs. Butterfield’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate. Friends may call at the church where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the John and Rose Watson Scholarship Foundation and the Nancy Butterfield Scholarship Fund. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net