Nancy Congleton Kinsler 88, of Frankfort, died at 11:05 p.m. May 2, 2015 at Wesley Manor Health and Retirement Community. She and Don are now, together forever, in Heaven. Born September 4, 1926 in Frankfort to Mark & Lula (Gray) Congleton. She married Don Kinsler on July 28, 1946 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on December 3, 2014. Nancy was a 1944 graduate of Jackson Township School, attended Purdue University for 2 years and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. She was a bridal consultant and buyer for Ellis Jewelry from 1970-1990. Nancy was a member of the St. Mathew United Methodist Church and a former 4-H Leader. Nancy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1981. Since that time, she organized and directed the Clinton County Parkinson’s Support Group and participated in movement disorders research projects through Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. She enjoyed card club that met once a month since 1945 and knitting afghans for her 8 grandchildren.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9th at St. Mathews United Methodist Church. Justin Fisher will officiate. Family burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations may be made out to Rush University Medical Center: Parkinson Disease Program, c/o Ms. Teresa Chmura, 1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 755, Chicago, IL 60612. There is a special arrangement with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation that all donor contributions up to $300,000 are matched dollar for dollar by the Foundation, allowing contributors to double the impact of their gifts by donating directly to our program. These funds are utilized to enhance patient programs, organize educational events, and facilitate research efforts to improve the lives of patients and families facing Parkinson’s disease.
Daughter: Connie (Art) Knoflick of Bellingham, WA, 2 Sons: Gary (Sandy) Kinsler of Frankfort, Dennis (Teresa) Kinsler of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Mary Ann Carter of Sacramento, CA, Jane Ellen Quick of Lebanon, IN, 8 Grandchildren: Courtney (Mike) Rominger of Frankfort, Clayton (Amy) Kinsler of Mechanicsburg, Carly (Justin) Ecenbarger of Mulberry, Colleen Knoflick of Bellingham, WA, Sean (Heather) Knoflick of Bellingham, WA, Chad (Jaima) Kinsler of Westfield, Jeremy (Julie) Kinsler of Granger and Blaine (Jordan) Kinsler of Carmel and 14 Great Grandchildren.
a sister, Diana Sue Congleton and a brother William Congleton.