Nancy J. Tennant

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Nancy J. Tennant

June 19, 1940 - May 22, 2018

Nancy Janet Tennant, 77, of Traverse City, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Cherry Hill Haven surrounded by her loving family.
Nancy was born on Wednesday, June 19, 1940 to the late George and Janet (Steele) Rowell in Detroit. She married Ronald Tennant on Saturday, Aug. 23, 1958 in Onekama, and together they raised their four children, Lawrence (Mary Anne) Tennant, of Blue Springs, Missouri, Colleen (Edward Wilson) Tennant, Janet (Wade) VanHouzen, all of Traverse City, and Catherine (Steve) Lindberg, of Escanaba. Their family grew with nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Nancy loved being an innkeeper with her husband, Ron, in their local bed and breakfast.
Visitation for friends and family will be held on Friday, May 25, from 6 until 8 p.m., at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service, on Saturday, May 26, at the funeral home. Pastor Chad Oyer will officiate. Burial will be in Onekama Cemetery in an intimate family service.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Cherry Hill Haven, 4885 N. Long Lake Road, Traverse City, MI 49684.
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The family is being served and cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on May 23, 2018
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