Nancy Erwin


Nancy Lee (Hutchison) Erwin, 78, of Peru passed away Jan. 23, 2016, in Cabin Livin’ Senior Care, Hennepin.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mueller Funeral Home, Peru, with Pastor Betty Delgado of Trinity United Church of Christ of La Salle officiating. Burial will follow at Peru City Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.

She was born April 2, 1937, in Charleston to Sherman P. and Ruby (Clark) Hutchison. She married Oliver P. Erwin on Sept. 13, 1970, in Peru.

She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles 2688, also serving as chaplain; VFW Post 2886, Moose Lodge in Peru, Trinity United Church of Christ and Trinity Singles.

Nancy was an avid dancer and enjoyed dancing at the Paramount in La Salle.

She is survived by her children, Mindy (Michael Groleau) Kohr of Oglesby and Andy J. Ryan of Rushville; four grandchildren, Jack Ryan, Gina Sanchez, Chad Groleau and Andy Groleau; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Erwin; two sons, Johnnie Kay Ryan and Randy Ryan; and one brother, Sherman Clark Hutchison.

Pallbearers will be Chad Groleau, Andy Groleau, Colin Groleau, Bobby Groleau, Jack Ryan and Dane Newton.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Illinois Valley Hospice or the Arthritis Foundation.

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