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Nancy A. Webster

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“Porti, Pete and Josh, I was so shocked to hear of Nancy's passing. The memories rolled back through the years - so many good memories of time we...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Susan Leeger, Chris and David Robertson - MI

“Sorry to hear of your loss, Our prayers are with your family . Also, prayers to Mary Jane and her faimily. Terry and Sharen Namor ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Terry Namor - Coral Springs, FL

“Sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. My memories of her are all upbeat, pleasant and cheerful: strongest memory is of working on a homecoming float in...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Sara Mayer - Madison, WI

“Dear Webster Family I was so sorry to hear of Nancy"s passing.Please accept my sincere condolences and know she will be in my prayers. I used to...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Tim Carlin - milwaukee, WI

“Portis and Family, We are truly sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time. May God bless you all. ”
5 of 33 | Posted by: Brian Evans Family - MI

“Portus, I was deeply saddened by the news about the love of your life. I am sure that this is very hard to lose the one person you want to be with...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Frank Tarpey - Coloma, MI

“Portus..I am so sorry and shocked to hear Nancy passed! I was just thinking about the two of you the other day...I was home for a visit a few years...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Teri Turner Cervantes - CA

“Dear Portus, We were saddened to hear of Nancy's passing. Even though we did not know her for very long, she was a great person to be around. We...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: The Narregan Family - Baroda, MI

“Dear Portus and Family, You are in my thoughts at this time of sorrow. I worked with Nancy at OKB for quite a few years. We used to have so much...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Jan Patzer - St. Joseph, MI

“Nancy and I worked together at Old Kent Bank on Colfax Ave in Benton Harbor back in the 1980's. Nancy was my Maid of Honor when I first married...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Raylene Pratt - St. Joseph, MI

“Our family grieves with and for your family during this difficult time. We feel blessed to have gotten to know Nancy through our extended families. ...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Cyndi & Matt Chadwick - Kalamazoo, MI

“Portus, You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers through the difficult days and weeks ahead. I remember Nancy in Jr. High and High...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Mary Anne (Conrad) Dutra - Bradon, FL

“I, used to take care of her Mom (Mildred) at Woodland Terrace, I still remember Nancy coming to visit her mom and she was always happy.. God, be with...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Tony Milliken - Bridgman, MI

“Josh & Family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss.. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Nikki Wright-Harris - MI

“Dear Porty, Peter, Josh and family, Our deepest sympathys are with all of you at this most difficult time. We will never forget all the...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Charlotte & Bruce Ringer - MI

“Dear Portus, kids, and grandkids, Jim and I were so saddened to hear that Nancy had passed away. My memories of Nancy are mostly as the younger of...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Rosemary Bounds - Eau Claire, WI

“Portus and family, I was so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing, shes at peace w/the Lord now. She will be surely be missed by all, but she leaves her...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Mary K Lhotka Muday - Lawrence, MI

“Portus, We are so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. Our prayer's are with you and your family. Please find peace in knowing she is with her Savior...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Dennis & Shirley Churchill - MI

“Nancy was such a sweet and kind person with a winning smile that would melt your heart. Over the many years we had lots of fun and many laughs. Nancy...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Linda Lenox - Niles, MI

“Dear Portus, My sincerest condolences go out to you and your sons. I am saddened by this news, but I have faith that the Lord knows best. My...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Tomeka Kinne - Baroda, MI

“Portus, We are saddened by the loss of Nancy, the love of your life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Jim and Sue Rundborg - DeWitt, MI

“Dear Portus, We were so saddened to hear of Nancy's passing. Today, we reflect on all of the wonderful memories of years gone by and pray for you...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Jim, Becci, and Nicholas Bartz - AR

“Portus and family; My prayers are with you at this time, as well as my love. Rosie :) ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: Rosalie Jordan - Roanoke, VA

“I have lots of great memories of being at Long's on Seneca and the orange front door. Back then, I thought it was the coolest thing ever! Nancy and...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Colette Poole Wismer - St. Joseph, MI

“From way back in the Rorabecks Dozen fruit stand days (and the FA Long trailer days) .... we had so much fun at work, it seemed like just hanging out...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Candace Lausman Kollath - MI

“Dear Portus, Peter & Josh, I am so sorry for your loss and wanted you to know that you and your extended family are in my thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy Brant Olsen - Benton Harbor, MI

“Thoughts and prayers to the Webster family. Porty she was a great lady and will be missed! ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: Bob Adams - Coloma, MI

“Portus, Peter & Josh Thinking of you with sympathy. Nancy and I worked together for many years at Old Kent Bank, and then 1st Source Bank, we had...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Carol Styburski - Sawyer, MI

“Portus, Peter and Josh- My heart goes out to each of you at the loss of Nancy. She was such a sweet person and special friend to me, as well as...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy McNair - Waco, TX

“Portus, Peter, and Joshua, So very sad to hear of Nancy's passing - I hope and pray that you will have strength during this time of loss. While...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Jill McQuown Moxley - Martinez, GA

“I remember going to Portus'and Nancy's wedding and thinking what a beautiful couple they were. I'm so sorry to learn of Nancy's passing and will be...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Deb Pratt - Benton Harbor, MI

“To the family - my sincere condolences. I worked with Nancy for a few years at 1st Source Bank and she was an amazing person to work with. The love...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Debra Stroud - Coloma, MI

“Porti & Family, Deepest sympathy to all of you. You are in our thoughts & prayers. Airborne & NGB ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Roger & Kathy Schermer - MI


Nancy Webster, Stevensville, died peacefully on March 9. She had been admitted to Bronson Methodist Hospital the evening of March 8, and was resting comfortably, surrounded by family, when she died.

She is survived by Portus Webster, her devoted husband of nearly 42 years; sons Peter (Katie) Webster, Holland, MI; and Joshua (Brandy) Webster, grandson Riley Webster, granddaughters Charity Ramsby and Celesta Webster, all of whom reside in Kalamazoo; sister, Mary Jane (Tom) Miller, Pequot Lakes, MN.; nephew Tom (Jenedee) Miller, St. Paul, MN.; niece Amy (Troy) Hillstrom, Minnetonka, MN: sister-in-law, Gianina Holmes, Tampa, FL; and an extended network of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Mildred Long, of Benton Harbor.

Nancy was born in Benton Harbor, graduated from St. John's High School, attended Creighton University, and was an area resident virtually her entire life. She was an accomplished mult-tasker before her time, deftly combining a 28 year career in bank management with the demands of managing her household and the watchful oversight of two extremely spirited sons.

Eventually Nancy found the time to pursue other interests as well. She was secretary of the Benton Harbor-Fairplain Lions Club, a 15 year member of the Stevensville American Legion Ladies' Auxilliary, and an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She was also an avid reader, an enthusiastic and accomplished cook, and an unabashed fan of a wide range of sports and teams at the high school, college and professional level. From Lakeshore football and baseball, to the Wolverines, Lions and Tigers, to NASCAR, you could hear Nancy cheering her favorites.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 17, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 211 Church St., St. Joseph with Fr. Alphonse officiating. Private burial will follow at Crystal Springs Cemetery in Benton Harbor. Memorial donations may be made to the Benton Harbor-Fairplain Lions Club. Those wishing to sign Nancy's Memory Book online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.

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