Nancy J. Hales, Saginaw Township , Michigan

Beloved wife, mother, aunt and friend passed away Sunday August 30, 2009 at the Cartwright Care Center at the age of 61 years. Nancy was born January 17, 1948 in Saginaw, MI. the daughter of Arlene Lehr and the late John Lehr. Nancy married Alan Hales on September 19, 1978 he survives her. She graduated from Saginaw High School class of 1966. She was an advanced master gardener. She was a member of the Horticulture Committee of the Saginaw Children’s Zoo where she worked at the Butterfly Exhibit. She was employed at Saginaw Valley Bone and Joint for the past 10 years. She was previously employed at Garb-Ko Inc. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. Surviving besides her husband Alan, she is celebrated in life by step-children; Elizabeth R. (Peter) Hales, Steven Alan (Pam) Hales; grandson Benjamin M. Hales, granddaughter Rebecca E. Hales. Also surviving are one brother Carl (Maxine) Lehr and her mother Arlene Lehr. Nancy will be dearly missed by her sister Karen Hales Hull of Mt. Vernon, MO and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the W.L. Case & Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. C. William Weis will officiate with burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends and family may call at the funeral chapel Wednesday from 2:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Saginaw Children’s Zoo, Peace Lutheran Church or Cartwright Care Center.