Nancy Lee Musty, 73 of Winona, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at her home in Tucson. She was born on December 4, 1946 in Lake City MN to Lloyd and Florence (Jansen) Oelkers. She graduated from Mazeppa High School in 1964. On November 27, 1965 she married Lawrence (Larry) Musty at SS Peter and Paul Church in Mazeppa. They lived in Grand Forks ND for a short time before moving to Winona where they have resided ever since. Nancy worked in retail at JCPenny in Winona for many years before working at WinCraft and Badger Construction in accounting prior to retiring.
Nancy always looked forward to retreating to their home in Tucson where they had wintered for many years. She was an avid Vikings fan, she enjoyed bus trips to a game each year, there was no shortage of Viking attire in her wardrobe. She enjoyed a friendly card game, Sunday night Bingo and quilting with the ladies at church. She took many bus trips with her friends to plays, shopping, and Viking games. She always enjoyed going to craft shows and for many years had crafted ceramics to sell at them. She enjoyed going to the Amish greenhouses and shopping for flowers in the spring, there was always an abundance of flowering pots and hanging baskets in the yard. Going on the 100 Mile Garage Sales, attending Gold Rush Days and Cranfest was always on the must to do list. She enjoyed baking, Christmas baking was her favorite, there were always plenty of baked goodies.
Nancy is survived by her husband, Larry; daughter, Michelle (Denny) Pape of Winona; her grandchildren, Chelsea (Sam) Pape of Winona and Isaac Pape of Winona; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Michael; and brother, Robert Oelkers.
Private family services were held. Nancy was laid to rest in Pickwick Cemetery. Please leave a memory of Nancy and view her video tribute at www.hofffuneral.com
. Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family.