Nancy J. Maggi, 71, of Ladd, passed away peacefully in Manor Court of Peru on September 18, 2021.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with Rev. Betty Delgado officiating. Burial will be in Valley Memorial Park in Spring Valley. A Celebration of Life visitation will be in the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 AM until time of services.
Nancy was born in Decatur on April 6, 1950 to Bob and Betty (Thorton) Phillips. She married John J. Maggi on August 17, 1968. She worked as a personnel manager at Walmart in Peru and retired from Office Max in Peru. Nancy was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in La Salle and Ladd Fire Department Auxiliary when John was an active member. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and cherished raising her family. Nancy was an avid Chicago Cub fan and loved fishing and camping at 40 & 8.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary (Mike) Chrisman of Athens; two sons, Chris (Deanna) Maggi of Lehigh Acres, FL and Troy (Diana) Maggi of Oglesby; four grandchildren, Brennen, Hannah, Emily and Paige; two great-grandchildren, Maverick and Addyson; four sisters, Terri (Bill) Kelly of La Salle, Linda (Bob) Yeruski of Peru, Shug (Gary) Grosenbach of La Salle and Robyn Phillips of Grinnell, IA; two brothers, Mark (Melissa) Phillips of Johns Creek, GA and David (Jan) Phillips of Oglesby, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John on April 13, 2018, one brother Mike “Dink’s” Phillips and one nephew Andrew Kelly.
In lieu of Flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
“Once a hen, always a hen”
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