Nancy (Hirchert) Minser

June 11, 2022


Nancy Minser nee Hirchert, age 79, of Lombard, died on June 11th, 2022, at Alexian Brothers Hospital.

Nancy was the loving mother of Holly (Ron) Pecora of Lombard, Dawn (Steve) Smith of Bloomingdale, and Jennifer (Steve) Kownacki of Bartlett; fond grandmother of Brad Pecora of Wisconsin, Alex Pecora of Carol Stream, Alicia (Bobby) McGhee of Carol Stream, Owen (Melinda) Kownacki of South Carolina, twins Austin and Evan Kownacki of Bartlett, and Kyle Smith of Iowa; great-grandmother of Rileigh Pecora, Jackson Pecora, Lucas McGhee, and Finley McGhee, all of Carol Stream. She was the beloved daughter of Frances Hirchert nee Young of Wisconsin and the late Edward C. Hirchert, Sr; dear sister of Bill (Rose) Hirchert of Colorado, Connie (Bill) Stadelmann of Iowa, Eddie (Wanda) Hirchert of Illinois, MaryLou (Jim) Wydeen of Wisconsin, and Dan (Lisa) Hirchert of Wisconsin; sister-in-law of Tom (Maryanne) Minser of Downers Grove. She was special friend to Chuck Baumann of Florida, and will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, the late John “Jack” Minser, Jr.

Nancy had been a Lombard resident for 58 years, where she was a member of St. Pius X Church. She had retired from Havi Global Company where she worked as a Transportation Manager and Supply Chain Specialist working closely with McDonalds.

She enjoyed traveling, gardening, and puzzles. She was a Zumba Girl with the York Township Senior Group.

A Visitation will be held for Nancy on Wednesday, June 15th, from 3:00 - 8:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Prayers will be held on Thursday, June 16th at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1025 E. Madison Street, Lombard. Private Interment will be held at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 10393,  Chicago IL 60610; Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr - Suite 800, Chicago IL 60631; or your favorite charity organization, are appreciated.

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June 15, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Funeral Prayers
June 16, 2022

9:30 AM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

June 16, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Pius X Catholic Church
1025 E. Madison St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Private Interment

Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Illinois
1400 S. Wolf Rd.
Hillside, IL 60162


American Cancer Society
P. O. Box 10393, Chicago IL 60610

Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
8430 West Bryn Mawr - Suite 800, Chicago IL 60631

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