Nancy Ann Gray

Private family services for Nancy Ann Gray, will take place at a later date.

She died January 2, 2021, at LMH Health.

Nancy was born March 24, 1948, in Faulkton, South Dakota, the daughter of Ed and Berta Schuh Kunz. She and her daughter moved to Lansing, Kansas in 1982, and Nancy married Donald Gray. Together they built a successful car wash business.

She was known for her love of animals, most notably Golden Retrievers, and loved donating to their causes.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Don Gray, Lansing, KS; daughter, Kristi Nelson, Chicago, IL; sister, Ines Thompson and brother-in-law Cliff Thompson, Tempe, AZ; nephew, Mark Thompson and niece, Kristi Thompson, Tempe, AZ.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Leavenworth County Humane Society, Ozarks Kat and K9 Shelter or Best Friends Animal Society, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Messages & Condolences

From Rhonda York...

I know Nancy through my work as a dog trainer. I worked with her and the dogs and enjoyed my time with everyone. I was shocked to see her obituary in the paper. I’m so sorry.

From Frances Driscoll...

Our deepest sympathy to the family. We very much enjoyed Nancy and Don coming out to our house and playing bocce with us. They always brought their dogs who were loved by everyone there. Rest in Peace.

From Donna Fisher & Jean Long...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.

From Bob Thurber...

Kristi and Don, we are so sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. We will always remember the meals at La Familia fondly and I often think of Jayhawk basketball trips around the country. What great times!
Hopefully, as the pain of your loss eases you will be able to focus on all the best memories of Nancy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob Thurber and Monica Davis

From Karin Dawson...

Kristi and Don,
I am sorry for your loss. I remember when Stuart and I had you for dinner on Esplanade maybe right before or after you two married. Long time ago. Kristi you were an eighth grade student in one of my classes at Lansing Middle School.
May God bless and sustain you in the days to come. Karin Dawson

From Miles Schnaer...

Donny and Kristi
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we are so saddened and shocked to hear of Nancy’s passing! Our hearts are broken as is all Phi Sigs!! Donny you being a Brother, Nancy was our Sister and she will be truly missed by all who knew her!! We love you and our hope is that she Rest In Peace!
Miles and Paula and you friends at Crown Automotive!

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