Nancy McElhinney

Died: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Friends May Call

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Hagele and Honts Morning Sun


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Hagele and Honts Morning Sun

Funeral Ceremony

10:30 AM Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church

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Nancy Joan McElhinney, age 83, of Morning Sun, died Thursday evening, February 21, 2019, at the Colonial Manor in Columbus Junction.  The daughter of Maurice Scott Kerr, Sr. and Gladys Nancy Nichols Kerr, she was born on June 3, 1935 at Morning Sun.  She married Harold McElhinney on June 20, 1953 in Morning Sun.  He preceded her in death on October 18, 2004.


Nancy graduated from Morning Sun High School in 1952.  She worked as a bookkeeper for Delzell Motors and then as the secretary for the Morning Sun School.  She was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Morning Sun where she was involved with the Clothes Closet.  She was also a member of the Lioness Club, had been a Cub Scout Leader, involved with the Methodist Youth Fellowship, and had served on the school board.  She enjoyed camping with Harold.


Her family includes three sons, Kirk & Terri McElhinney of Johnson City, Texas, Bruce & Sharon McElhinney of Davenport, and Brent & Erika McElhinney of Morning Sun; five grandchildren, Kara McElhinney, Lindsay & Tim Rasmussen, Kyle & Erin McElhinney, Taryn & Corey Owens, and Thayne McElhinney;  two great granddaughters, Avalon and Emelia McElhinney; and a sister Juanita McMullin of Olathe, Kansas.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; and ten siblings.


The funeral ceremony for Nancy McElhinney will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Centenary United Methodist Church with Rev. Carl Benge and Pastor Rob Carleton officiating.  Burial will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery with a fellowship lunch to follow at the church.


Friends may call from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Morning Sun where the family will meet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.


Memorial gifts will benefit the Centenary United Methodist Church.


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Julie, Peter and Ryan Colgan
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Julie Colgan
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Julie Colgan.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Julie, Peter and Ryan Colgan

Gene and Fran Wilson
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019
So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. We have many fond memories of our friendship with Nancy and family. She made a great contribution to the community.

Lois A. Robbins
   Posted Fri March 01, 2019
Dear Friends, My sincere sympathy in the loss of Nancy She was a very nice lady. She also was shirt tale relation to me.My maiden name was Housman My Grandmother was a twin to Josh Nichols. Rest in Peace Nancy, in Christian Love, Lois A Robbins

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