Nancy J. Bohrer, 86
Jan. 7, 1929 — Oct. 29, 2015

Nancy J. BohrerNancy J. Bohrer (nee Lindstrum), born Jan. 7, 1929, in Menominee, Michigan, died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at Seasons Hospice in Waukesha. She was the daughter of Agnes Lindstrum (nee DeBot) and Clarence Lindstrum.

Nancy grew up in Marinette and graduated from Marinette Catholic Central High School. She was a medical secretary until her marriage in 1951. Nancy and Bert raised six children, Jane (Rob) Kamps, Judy (Tim) Stellmacher, Julie Dial, William (Carrie) Bohrer, Robert (Stephanie) Bohrer, and Jennifer (Jay) Stellmacher.

In addition to her children, Nancy is survived by grandchildren Chris Dial, Keith (Nicole) Kamps, Megan (Mike) Lazansky, Katie Kamps, Dana Dial, John (Laura) Stellmacher, Becky (Carl) Ackermann, Anna (Peter) Pruefer, Haley Stellmacher (husband Luke Beirl), Lindsey (Nick) Rysewyk, Eric Bohrer (Kassey Hoffmann), Beth Bohrer, Samantha Stellmacher, Heidi Bohrer and Spencer Stellmacher; 14 great-grandchildren; her dear sister, Mary L. Wilsens; sister-in-law, Gloria Bohrer; and nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert J. Bohrer, after nearly 60 years of marriage; granddaughter, Bailey Bohrer; brothers-in-law, Ralph Bohrer, Leonard Wilsens and Orval Hosch; and sister, Elizabeth Hosch. Nancy loved children, walks, birds, music and any family gathering. She had a beautiful smile, tender heart, clever wit and endless gratitude for all who assisted her in her life’s journey. She was loved dearly and will be missed.

Her life will be celebrated with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at St. Frances Cabrini Parish (1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Enrique Hernandez presiding. Visitation will be at the church Monday, Nov. 2, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association (620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214) or American Parkinson’s Disease Association (945 N. 12th St., Suite 4602, Milwaukee, WI 53233) are appreciated.

A special thanks to Dr. Larry Gill, staff of Seasons Hospice, Visiting Angels and Allay Hospice & Home Care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at