Nancy Jane Magness
Date of Birth
June 13, 1948
Date of Passing
May 15, 2023
Nancy Jane Magness, age 74, of Quincy, formerly of Galesburg, IL died on Monday, May 15, 2023 in Blessing Hospital Emergency Room. She was born June 13, 1948 in Beardstown, IL the daughter of Herschel and Helen Louise (Wheeler) Baer and was the youngest of 12 children. Nancy married Stanley E. Magness on October 8, 1966 in Abingdon, IL. He survives.
Nancy was a 1966 graduate of Beardstown High School.
She was a personnel director for Nypro (plastic manufacturing) in Galesburg and a homemaker for many years.
She loved decorating her home, word games like Scrabble and especially the time spent with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Stanley, Nancy is survived by her children: April Baldwin (Carl Watson) of Hannibal, MO and Heather (Matt) Hillhouse of Galesburg, IL; Grandchildren: Tori Baldwin (Gavin Mulkey) of Lenexa, KS and Jackson and Olivia Hillhouse both of Galesburg, IL; siblings: Ted Baer, Tom Baer, Jack Baer and Judy DeWitt. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Gregory Baldwin, siblings, Phil and Bill Baer, Sis Mallicoat, Jim Baer, Patricia Kramer, Peg Elmore and Carolyn Baer.
Cremation rites will be accorded. No formal services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Duker & Haugh Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements. Messages may be shared online at www.dukerandhaugh.com.
so sorry Stan. I know you two loved each other so much!
Aunt Nancy had a smile that lit up a room.
So joyful to be around. Sending love and prayers to you all as I know her presence will be deeply missed. In love, Tami Baer Coil
Our condolences to Stan and family. Knew her and Stan when living in Abingdon, good friends. We did know
Heather the daughter a great gal. She will be missed by her family. Love to all.
So sorry Stan, April and Heather. Our prayers are with your family.
So sorry for your loss Stan. Prayers for you and your family.
Stan and Family, So sorry to hear about Nancy. Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Bruce Terstegge and Family
Stan and family, We extend our sympathies to each. Nancy was a very dear, pleasant and enjoyable person to be around. We always enjoyed our time with you guys. We send hugs and lift all of you up in prayers. Ron & Darlene McGarry
Alot of memmories with Nancy and you Stan. Abe Lincoln lol. St. Louis trips to see the Cards. And babysitting April and Heather on Ohio st. Nancy bought my mom an airline ticket so she could visit me in Florida. You 2 were such good friends to mom and dad. Wont 4get nancy always called me Dodes. You will be missed but not 4gotten Nancy. RIP.
Alot of memmories with Nancy and you Stan. Abe Lincoln lol. St. Louis trips to see the Cards. And babysitting April and Heather on Ohio st. You 2 were such good friends to mom and dad. Wont 4get nancy always called me Dodes. You will be missed but not 4gotten Nancy. RIP.