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Nancy Hufnagel

March 17, 1943 — March 20, 2020

Nancy Hufnagel

Nancy Ann Hufnagel, age 77, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.

Due to the current circumstances a private family Funeral Service will be held. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date and announced as soon as the information is available. Burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler, MI.

Nancy was born in St. Johns, MI on March 17, 1943, the daughter of Vernon and Rita Sackrider. She graduated from St. Johns High School with the class of 1961. On August 25, 1962 she married Tom Hufnagel; Tom passed away on October 12, 2018.

Nancy retired from MSU as a departmental secretary after many years of service. She loved gardening, sewing and traveling. Nancy was very close with her grandchildren and great grandchildren; she cherished the time she spent with them. Nancy and Tom had a very strong faith and were members of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Nancy was involved with the Ladies Guild where she volunteered for many community events.

She is survived by daughters: Patty and Steve Baxter, Carol Boak Jeanette Dubendorf; brother Arthur and Gerri Sackrider; sister Marlene Freelan; grandchildren: Brandi, Erin, Nathaniel, Megan, Alex, Monica, Derrek, and Trevor; honorary grandson Tommy; great grandchildren: Clara, Delilah, Amelia, AJ, Zoey, and Bentley. She is also survived by many brothers and sisters in law, nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tom, daughter Dawn, sister Shirley and brother Charles.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

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A Private Family Funeral Service will be held with a Memorial Service at a later date

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