Nancy C. Pikalek, 79
March 18, 1937 ó Nov. 14, 2016
Nancy C. Pikalek (nee Gilman) of Grafton peacefully took Godís hand at Willowbrook Place in Thiensville on Nov. 14, 2016, at the age of 79.
Nancy was born on March 18, 1937, in Waukesha, the daughter of the late Ivan and Evelyn (nee Evans) Gilman. Nancy graduated from Messmer High School in Milwaukee and still enjoyed visiting with her Messmer High School Girls. Nancy served as President of the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities. Later in life Nancy went back to school and graduated with a degree in Cosmetology. Nancy owned/operated the Beauty Salon in the Protestant Home, until she retired in 2002. She moved to Grafton in 2009 to be close to her favorite daughter. Nancy enjoyed reading and writing poetry, bird watching and gazing at the moon. Most importantly Nancy enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who where the love of her life.
Nancy is survived by her children, Amy (Kevin) Plato, LaBrant (Amy), Chuck (the late Debbie), Bryan (Jeri), Lawrence (Jayne), Daniel (the late Garrett) and Joseph (Alexis); sister, Joan Drake. Further survived by 14 grandchildren, Tyler, Ava, Sophie, Natalie, Jessica, Lisa, Charlie, Daniel, Stefan, Christopher, Jacob, Olivia, Nick and Egret; 12 great- grandchildren , Michael, Anthony, Cayden, Joey, Autumn, Stellan, Julia, Ian, Aniyah, Siruis, Aralyn and Sydnee, other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at Mueller Funeral Home, 979 N. Green Bay Road, Grafton on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at 3 p.m. Family will receive friends on Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Memorials of your choice appreciated.