Nancy A. Groen

Aug. 5, 1951 — July 27, 2014\

Nancy A. Groen, 62, of Timber Court, Eagle, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa. She was born August 5, 1951, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Vernon L. and Dorothy R. (Kemp) Ellington.

Nancy was united in marriage to Robert A. Groen on December 13, 1975, in Milwaukee.

Nancy owned and operated Nancy Cares Daycare Center in Eagle for over 30 years.

She was very active in the Eagle community; she was the past president of the Eagle Business Association, a position she held for 24 years, and in that time she was active with the parade, community rummage sale, Halloween hayride and the Eagle Business Directory. She was a volunteer at the Eagle Elementary School with the reading program and was a member of the Eagle Horseshoe League.

Nancy was a loving and devoted wife and mother.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Bob; her son, Kevin (Jess Dunning) Groen of Milwaukee; her sister, Patricia (Ken) Fisher of Albuquerque; and by several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother David Ellington.

A memorial service will be at 7:00 PM Thursday, July 31, at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory, Mealy’s Chapel, 103 W. Eagle St., Eagle. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eagle Elementary School — Eagles Nest, P.O. Box 550, Eagle, WI 53119.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please visit