Nancy Jean Gajewski (Grady), 86, Orlando, Fl went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Bellin Hospital, Green Bay, WI.
She was born on March 20, 1928, in Kewaunee, WI, the daughter of Dr. Edwin & Doris Grady (Evans). Nancy graduated from Lawrence University with a degree in Applied Music/Organ and graduated from Northwestern University with her Masters.
Nancy was the organist at the First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa, WI for many years. She also had several organ students.
On June 7, 1952, she married Edwin Gajewski in Kewaunee, WI. Nancy was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandma and great grandmother. She lived in Wauwatosa with her family and was involved with the Milwaukee Symphony Women’s League. For many years Ed and Nancy spent their retirement years split between Orlando, FL and the family cottage on Clark’s Lake in Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Nancy put her faith and trust in Jesus Christ at age 49. She was a member of the Gideon’s International Auxiliary and the First Baptist Church, Orlando, FL.
Survivors include her husband, Edwin, two children, Wendy Gajewski Proctor, Orlando, FL, Beth Partain, South Lyon, MI and her children Dr. Danielle Partain, Jason Partain (Katie - children, Jack, Luke, Harry), Michelle Partain, sister-in-law Hildy Grady, nephew Paul (Donna) Grady, niece Kristin (Dale) Mitchell. Preceding her in death were her parents, and brother Dr. David Grady.
A private memorial celebration of her life will be with her immediate family at the cottage she loved on Clark’s Lake. A public memorial celebration will be held in Orlando, FL on Saturday, August 23, at 1:30 pm at First Baptist Church - Henry Chapel, 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Gideon’s International.