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Nancy Elchert

Nancy M. Elchert, 85, of Upper Sandusky, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at 8:26 a.m. in the emergency room of Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky.
Nancy was born on Oct. 14, 1937, in Sandusky, to Eugene and Mildred (Tight) Thomas, both of whom are deceased. She married Gerald C. “Jerry” Elchert on June 20, 1959, and he survives.
She is also survived by her three children, Jeff Elchert of Sandusky, Kathy (Jim) Schuster of Upper Sandusky, and Scott (Leisha) Elchert of Jackson Center; seven grandchildren, Nicole (Zack) Bame, Brittney (Alex) Soucek, Trey (Macey) Elchert, Haley (Grant McBride) Elchert, Kamryn (Micah Smock) Elchert, Christopher Elchert and Grant Elchert; along with five great-grandchildren, Carter Bame, Chase Bame, Joey Soucek, Charlie Soucek and Louie Elchert.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Jeanne Markwood.
She was a 1959 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Sandusky.
Nancy was a homemaker and a member for 64 years of Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Church in Upper Sandusky. She was active with the church serving for many years on funeral dinners, with preparation of the church newsletter and volunteering at St. Peter’s school. She was also a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
For hobbies she enjoyed taking care of her home, shopping, and following sports. Her greatest love was her family, especially her grandchildren, they meant everything to her and she was blessed to be there for them. Whether it was babysitting, following their sporting and other school activities, she was always there for them. She will be greatly missed.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Church in Upper Sandusky, with the Rev. Conrad Sutter, deacon Keving Winterstellar and the Rev. Phil Feltman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitations will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 3-7 p.m. at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky, and also one hour before service time, 10-11 a.m., on Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Transfiguration of the Lord Catholic Church, Our Lady of Consolation School or the Jackson Center Athletic Boosters. Memorials can be forwarded to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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