Nancy A Weber, 73 of Menomonie and Spooner WI peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on March 20, 2020. She joined the party of life on December 3, 1946 in Durand and was the only daughter of Anthony (Tony) and Edith Helmueller.
Born and raised ‘Eau Galle’ strong, Nancy spent countless hours in her parent’s grocery store and being playfully tormented by her older brothers, Ed and Larry Helmueller. Nancy frequently recalled how her brothers didn’t like the responsibilities of babysitting and would clip her to the clothesline so she would remain within reasonable distance while they went to play.
Nancy attended Durand High School and had her mind set on becoming a teacher. She attended Winona State University and started teaching in her beloved farming community of Arkansaw and later on in Durand. While Nancy was known as the ‘typing teacher’, she may be better known for the time she showed up to the Halloween party at her daughters’ school dressed as Edward Scissorhands.
Nancy met and married the love of her life, Dan Weber of Menomonie on May 18, 1979. They were blessed with three wonderful and curly haired daughters, each one claiming to be their mother’s favorite. They raised their ‘3 girls’ that all start with a T, in Menomonie and at their lake home in Spooner.
Nancy enjoyed teaching, raising her family, making cookies, and watching her grandchildren thrive. She loved having a cocktail on the deck, pontoon rides, singing along to Mamma Mia, sharing memories with her lake friends and stomping her feet to cheer on the Badgers and Packers.
Nancy is survived by her husband Dan of 40 years, her three daughters, Tassie Blackstone (Emory), Tracie Schaefer (Kevin) and Tress Weber (Mike Prochnow), bonus son Paul Bloodhart (Stesha) and grandchildren Savannah, Summer and Dallas Schaefer and bonus grandchildren, Preston and Parker Bloodhart. She is also survived by her brother Larry Helmueller, her sisters-in-law Mary Helmueller, Vicki Price, Julie Harmon (Ed), Tricia Bauer (Putter) and brothers-in-law Dennis Weber (Diane Fox), Jay Weber, Dale Weber (Wendy Clausen) and nieces, nephews and friends.
Nancy is preceded in death by her parents, Tony and Edith Helmueller, infant niece Sharon Helmueller, brother-in-law Rodney Price, sister-in-law Cheryl Weber, nephew Nathan Bauer, sister-in-law Denise Helmueller, and brother, Ed Helmueller and in-laws, Eugene and Susie Weber.
Her tenacious and fighting spirit will be greatly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to thank the talented and compassionate Vascular Surgery team and Dr. Shuja at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN for the amazing care. During these unprecedented times in our nation, the family would ask that you take family pictures because we already wish we had taken more.
Memorials can be left to the Eau Galle Sportsmans’ Club and the The Arc of Dunn County in lieu of flowers. Nancy’s wish to have a wine and cheese party to celebrate her life, will be scheduled at a later date.
Don and Jane Rahman
Our sincere sympathies to the Weber family ! I had the pleasure of teaching next door to Nancy for a number of years, and always enjoyed her positive spirit and encouragement to her students. We are sorry that both of us have had health issues which, we fear, make us vulnerable to Carona Virus....and thus will not be able to attend her memorial.
Best wishes to your entire family...and our thankful prayers to God for his blessing in having Nancy involved in the education of so many lucky students over the years ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you....
Don and Jane Rahman
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for Nancy and family during this difficult time.
Denny and Jan Coppernoll
So sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. We have some great memories of sharing bonfires and adult beverages at our home. Our thoughts are with you all.
Joe & Lori Myers
To all the Weber Family - you have our sympathy.
Nancy was one of my favorite teachers from Arkansaw High School. Educational Rockstar!
We send our prayers and hugs to each of you. God Bless.
To the weber family I'm so sorry for the loss of Nancy she was a nice person to know to the girls I hope the memorys that you have of her always last forever I'll keep you all in my prayers
Dan, Tassie, Tracie & Tress,
My heartfelt sympathy as you cope with Nancy's passing. I hope your memories give you comfort and that you will be able to celebrate Nancy and her love of life sometime soon. My best to each of you, Rich~
Doshie (Bauer) Grey
I remember Nancy well from High School. We always had a lot of fun in Eau Galle with all the Eau Galle girls. She was always nice to everyone and liked by all.
Dan & Family,
I was shocked to find out Nancy Passed. I am so sorry for your loss. Nancy was a great person and I loved running into her places where we would converse. My prayers go out to all of you! Nancy will be missed, but not forgotten! Peace.
I'm so very sorry about the loss of your wife, mother, grandmother. I am a fellow Spooner Health volunteer and I worked with Nancy on various projects for many years. I also came to know her through our Wednesday morning Senior yoga classes. I always enjoyed visiting with her and sharing grandparent stories. She always had a smile on her face and was fun to visit with. I will surely miss her. My heart aches for you all. Prayers and condolences. Kathy Laird
Janet Bauer Simpson
I remember Nancy in high school being so nice to everyone. She was always laughing and having a good time. RIP.
Dan and Family,
So sorry we can't deliver this message of sympathy to you and your family in person. We were saddened to hear of Nancy's passing and pray that memories of all the good times you had will give you comfort now and in the days ahead.
Nancy & Jim Schroeder
Our deepest sympathy to you, Dan and your family. Our prayers are with you. You have many great memories, keep them in your heart.
Joe and Jan Polach
Hello Dan and family, our heartfelt condolences go out to you and all. We hope that you are faring well, and we hope to hear a booming "Yellow" as we float by your place.
GERRIT VAN PYKEREN DORORTHY
R.I.P. NANCY WILL MISS YOUR LOVELY SMILE AND SMILE,DAN SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR LOSS TO YOU AND FAMILY GOD BLESS.AMEN
Tim and Shar Williamson
Our sympathies to the Weber Family. We are thinking of you and wishing you peace.
Dan and family so sorry for your loss. You always looked so happy together. May God's love and comfort be with you in the promise of spring.
George and Kathy Hauser
"WEBERS!!"... If we could only go to the days when the kids played out on the lake, lost their glasses, we had your yummy Bloody Mary's and danced like fools in Cancun-- Ole! Your heart's have some wonderful memories that will bring smiles to your faces when tears want to fill your eyes. We love and miss all of you. We will see you soon Dan...Godspeed Nancy????
George, Kathy, Josh, Jeremy and Nicci
Sorry to hear of Nancy's death. I've know her all of her life. She would come to my parent's house almost every Sunday when she was small. She will be missed.
Thinking and praying for you all <3
Dear Weber Family,
Please know that we are holding you close in thought and prayer. Nancy will be missed by so many.
I worked with Nancy at Spooner Hospital as a volunteer. She had a great sense of humor and always ready to help. We will miss her. Sending prayers to the family at this difficult time
Jayne & Jerry Holt
You have our condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless
Kelly (Schuch) Seelhoff
So sorry for your loss...sending hugs.
Julie & Dennis Stratton
Our deepest sympathies go out to Nancy's family. Dan, Tassie, Tracie and Tress may all the special memories of time spent with her make it a little less painful each day. Hugs and prayers to all of you - She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all who knew her.
Melissa Morkwed (freiberg)
I went to grade school with Tassie and Tessa. I just want to send my condolences to the family. I'm sorry for the pain of your loss. I'm praying for love, light, and acceptance through this traumatic time.
I attended Arkansaw school when Mrs. Weber taught there and remember her. I don’t think I had her as a teacher though at Arkansaw before Arkansaw consolidated with Durand. I was in 6th grade the last year of Arkansaw on its own. My mom (Barb Brunner (Fedie)) knew her and her husband. I remember as a very kind and friendly person. May she Rest In Peace.
Dan, we are so very sorry to hear this news of Nancy passing. Know you and your family are in our prayers.
Marge and Tony
Our sincere sympathy for you loss Dan and family. Such a wonderful lady.
Dan & family - Nancy will be greatly missed by all of the Girls at The Cats Meow - she was a breath of fresh air & a truly good person . Gone too soon but loved by so many ????❤️
Dan and family
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. I never got to meet her but Dan knowing you she has to be a great person. Just know you and family are in my prays.
Class of 1972 Faye Lemke
My condolences to Dan, Tassie, Tracie and Tress. Nancy has been a great neighbor in both Menomonie and Spooner.
Family: Very Sorry to hear of the Loss of Nancy! She was my long time Friend and always fun to be around! God's blessings to you all during this difficult time. Thom and the Rutherford Family.
Deb and Tom Sinz
Our heartfelt sympathy to the Weber family. My the days ahead bring peace to your hearts.
I often think of her. In "95" I was required to take this "typing" class. I can honestly say that she was one teacher that never let me give up, and always literally stood behind me saying" just keep trying, you'll get it!". I did! Sorry for your loss.
Ron & Deb Glaus
So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers for the family.
Jane and George DeFlorin
Our thoughts are with the Weber Clan..Peace and comfort.
Kristie & Tom Olson
Thoughts and prayers to you all. Treasure all of the fun times.
Dan and girls so sorry to hear about Nancy prayers for you all. She was always nice to talk with. God bless
I am so sorry Dan and daughters for the loss of your wife and mother. She was a fun loving lady! She will be dearly missed!
Dan and family
God Bless You Dan and Family, Nancy Was a Great and Wonderful Lady, We Loved Her!????!
I was lucky enough to work with Nancy at both Arkansaw and Durand Schools. We shared many laughs, good conversations and most of all a great friendship! God speed Nancy. You will be missed!
Sympathy and Peace and prayers for this wonderful lady. She loved all.
WOW.. So shocked!! My Sympathies to all of you.. You have lost a bright ray of sunshine...Nancy was my typing teacher. And fun after ball games, after I graduated!!????. RIP Nancy
I had the honor of working closely with Nancy at The Arc. We became very close at the time. We always had a lot of good talks and good laughs together. I will truly miss this beautiful lady.
Roger and Nancy Steinmeyer
Our deepest sympathy goes out to the entire Nancy Weber family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ????
Dan and the girls, so sorry to read of Nancy passing. She is in God’s arms now and she is smiling once again.
Don and Jane Rahman
Our sincere sympathies at Nancy's loss. She had a lot of personality and was a very caring person!
Brenda Harmon Smith
So very sorry for your loss,she was a great person. She will be missed by many. Take care and stay safe at this time.
I enjoyed sharing many a laugh with Nancy in the teacher's lounge at DHS. I loved the Shaw coffee cups she brought for me after getting them as part of a carpet promotion! She was a great gal to teach with. This is far too young to leave, but she lived life Well.
I had the honor and good fortune to teach with Nancy for many years at both Arkansaw and Durand. She was a warm and loving woman who almost always had a kind word for everyone. ( Although she did not "suffer fools gladly" ! ) ... Rest in peace Nancy
My deepest sympathies to the family. Mrs. Weber was indeed MY “typing teacher” and I remember her fondly.
You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dear Weber family, my sincerest condolences to each of you on the loss of such a wonderful woman. She will always live in your memories.
Many heartfelt blessings to this beautiful lady and her family. Know that she still resides with all of you.
Bill and Debbie Harmon
So very sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
This makes me so sad!! She was a fantastic teacher, wonderful lady, and mentor!
Joe and Jan Drier
Sorry for your loss! Sending Thoughts and Prayers to the Family!!
Joanne 'McRoberts' Hovey
Sorry to hear of your loss. A very nice Eau Galle lady. Sympathy.to her family.