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Nancy Lynch

October 21, 1950 ~ February 15, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

Nancy Lee Lynch passed away on February 15, 2021 at the Ringgold County Hospital with her daughter Meggan by her side. Nancy was born October 21, 1950 to George and Alverta Dailey she was also greeted by her older brother Paul Dailey. Nancy grew up living in Ringgold County all her life. She enjoyed riding horses and her family was a member of the Ringgold County Saddle Club.  She graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1969. She then went to Americana Beauty school in Des Moines with two of her good friends Janet Barker and Cherri Woollums .

After she graduated Beauty School, she married David Lee Lynch of Maloy on September 27, 1970. They had two children Jason David and Meggan DaNae. Nancy started in being a hairdresser and then later put a shop in their home so she could stay home with her kids. She did a lot of hair for the neighbors and family.

Nancy was a good farm wife as well, she cooked big meals and brought them to the fields along with helping move cattle and raking a field if needed to. She always had a big garden in the summer and enjoyed her flowers as well.  Nancy and one of her aunts started a business of painting and papering professionally and soon had many customers. She then went to work with David for Iowa Select they had a mowing business that they did on the side as well.

Nancy was a very kind and caring person that drew people in. Her sister-in-laws referred to her often as being just like a sister. All her nephews and nieces love and adored her she always enjoyed having them around and often made cookies and her famous Mac & Cheese for them. Her and David took in their nephew Robb for the summer and treated him just like their own. He brought a lot of joy to them. When she became a grandma that was another great joy in her life. She loved taking care of them and spoiling them whenever she could. She enjoyed being a part and watching them grow up.

David and Nancy were baptized in their home in August of 2020.

Nancy is preceded in death by her husband David; parents George and Alverta Dailey; brother Paul Dailey; father-in-law Bob Lynch and mother-in-law Liz Lynch.

She is survived by her son Jason (Tara) Lynch of Gordon, NE; daughter Meggan (David) Brown of Grant City, MO; grandkids, Seth Brown, Paige Lynch, Dreven Brown and PJ Lynch;  sister-in-law Teena (Ron) Gater of Columbia, MO; brother-in-law Alan Craig (Ann) Lynch, of Columbia, MO; brother-in-law Randall Lynch of Ankeny, IA; sister-in-law Donita Lynch of Ankeny, IA; along with many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials are in her name to be decided later.

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Funeral Service


Services

Family Present
Friday
February 19, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Funeral Service
Friday
February 19, 2021

10:30 AM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Burial
Friday
February 19, 2021

Rose Hill Cemetery
Hwy 2
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

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