Nancy Rae Abbott

Nancy Rae Abbott

Nancy Rae Abbott


Nancy Rae Abbott, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Maplewood Cemetery in Vinton.

Nancy was born on July 16, 1933, in Vinton, one of 11 children of Arnold and Elsie (Brown) Abbott. Nancy had a loving, childlike personality. She loved Elvis, and collected and named many baby dolls. She also enjoyed watching Westerns on TV.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Earl, Dean, Larry, Dale and Donald Abbott; and four sisters, Ila Rae Derifield, Delores Gille, Iris Walters, Lois Hanson and Iva Lea Vance.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart for the loving care they extended to Nancy over the past 18 years.

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