Nancy (Gannucci) OpheimNancy (Gannucci) Opheim, 83 of Duluth, went home to her Lord, Sunday, July 21, 2013, with her family at her side.
Nancy (Gannucci) Opheim, 83 of Duluth, went home to her Lord, Sunday, July 21, 2013, with her family at her side.
She was born June 26, 1930 in Duluth to Michael and Sylvia Gannucci.
Nancy was a 1948 graduate of Denfeld High School. On January 30, 1951, Nancy married Bob Opheim.
Nancy was a very devout Catholic, first as a very active member and head of education at Good Shepherd Catholic church and then as a active member of St. James Catholic Church. She was a member of the committee to clean up Stryker Bay, a member of the Irving Community Club, very active and held several offices in the P.T.A. Being a wife and mother were the most important things in her life. Her home was the place where all the neighborhood kids congregated.
Nancy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bob; two daughters, Peggy Guello and Connie O’Shaughnessy; grandson, Daniel Benjamin Guello; and a brother, Jerry.
She is survived by her children, Bob Opheim, Terrie Monson, Lisa (Terry) Hinnenkamp, Jerry Opheim all of Duluth and Chris Opheim of Superior; 15 grandchildren; brothers, Michael (Marcy) Gannucci of Minneapolis and Jim (Claudia) Gannucci of Duluth; sisters, Sylvia “Babe” (Jerry) Linder and Kathy (Tim) Resberg all of Duluth; sons-in-law, Paul Guello and David O’Shaughnessy; acquired daughter, Elise Barnick-Snyder; many other relatives and friends.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Thursday, July 25, in St. James Catholic Church, 721 N. 57th Ave. W. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, 624-5200.
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