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Nancy Shasteen Guenther
August 3, 1941 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Nancy was born on August 3,1941, in Manchester, Tennessee. A long time resident of DeLand, Nancy passed away on January 14, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of love and compassion. A graduate of Tullahoma High School and the Methodist Hospital Nursing School in Memphis, TN. Nancy dedicated her life to nursing and helping others. Born to Dick and Kate Shasteen, Nancy is survived by her brother, Stephen Shasteen, and her sister, Julia Mayes, along with her husband, Albert Guenther, and her daughters, Aimee Dickerhoff and Lisa Watkins, and their spouses Tracy Dickerhoff and Drew Watkins. She adored her eight-grandchildren, Landen Dickerhoff, Noah Dickerhoff, Jacob Dickerhoff, Micah Dickerhoff, Keegan Dickerhoof, Mary Katherine Watkins, Robert Watkins and was preceded in death by Kirby Watkins. She loved her nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Professionally, Nancy served as a Registered Nurse for the Department of Health, impacting countless families. Committed to her community, she was Past-President of the Deland Museum of Art Guild, served on The Neighborhood Center's Board, and was a member of First Church in DeLand. Nancy's warm smile, generosity, and boundless compassion touched everyone she met. A devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend, her legacy of love will endure. As we remember Nancy Shasteen Guenther—a life well-lived and a spirit deeply loved. She will be missed, but her warmth and grace will live on in the hearts of those who knew her. Please join us in remembrance on Sunday, Jan 21 - 1pm at First Church in DeLand for visitation, followed by a memorial service at 2pm and immediately followed by a reception at Venue 142 (downtown DeLand).