June 24, 1934 – November 30, 2016
Nancy A. (Benton) Finks, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 30th, 2016, at her home in Granger, IN..
She was born June 24th, 1934, in Columbus, Ohio to the late Russell and Isabel (Marks) Benton. She married her husband John Robert Finks on October 13, 1956, in Columbus, OH.
Nancy enjoyed participating in league and couples play during her and her husband’s years of membership at Knollwood Country Club. She was president of the woman’s league at one time during her golfing years; and, she loved her golfing trips out of town with her friends.
Nancy also enjoyed dining out, playing cards, all animals, bowling, and she was an avid reader. Nancy had a great sense of style and a sense of humor to match. She was best friend and soulmate to her husband of 60 years. No one could ask for a better mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory are: her husband, John R. Finks; three daughters: Deborah Lynn Finks, Christine Kay (Daniel) Donovan all of Granger and Elizabeth A. Benton of Elkhart, IN; and three grandchildren, Jim and Megan Donovan of Granger, and Jonathan Massie of Elkhart.
Visitation will be held Sunday, December 4th from 2-5PM at the McGann Hay, Granger Chapel, at 13260 SR 23, enter off of Cherry Rd. A funeral celebration of Nancy’s life will be Monday at 1PM at the funeral home, Rev. Robert G. Schallhorn, Jr., Sr. Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkhart, where she was long time member. Burial and graveside services will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pet Refuge, 4626 S. Burnett Dr., South Bend, IN 46614.
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