April 8, 1941 – December 6, 2016

A Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Peace Lutheran Church in Cold Spring, MN for Nancy V. Perry who died Tuesday at Quiet Oaks Hospice surrounded by her family. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring, MN.

Nancy was born in Willmar, MN to William and Helen (Rasmussen) Johnson. She graduated from St. Cloud State University in 1962 with a degree in elementary education. She married Neil Perry on December 27, 1964 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Nancy taught 2nd grade for four years before staying home to raise a family. Nancy loved gardening, raising tomatoes, quilting, reading biographies, water aerobics and traveling with her family to waterparks. She encouraged her grandchildren to take an interest in music.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Neil; children, Steve (Amy), Stuart (Lissa) and Maren (Derek) Slickman; mother, Helen Johnson; grandchildren, Emily, Anna, Laura, Eli and Jaden; and siblings, Susan (Tom) Amacher, Bill (Lorie) Johnson and Sarah (Kevin) Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Johnson.