A memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 3, 2013 at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Nancy K. Macht, 71, of Eden Valley and formerly of St. Cloud. Pastor Matthew Kuhn and Pastor Jerome Naduvathaniyil, OSB officiated. Burial took place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 3, 2013 at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Nancy K. Macht, 71, of Eden Valley and formerly of St. Cloud.
Nancy passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with breast cancer Thursday, May 30, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at the St. Cloud Hospital. Nancy found strength and joy by attending daily mass and living her life of faith in relationship with Jesus Christ.
Pastor Matthew Kuhn and Pastor Jerome Naduvathaniyil, OSB officiated. Burial took place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.
Nancy was born July 3, 1941 in Tustin, Calif. to the late Wilbur and Kathleen (Councilman) Jackson. She graduated high school in Bishop, Calif. in 1959. She married Richard P. “Dick” Macht August 13, 1966 in Bishop. In 1978 they moved to Lucan where they owned and operated the local grocery store.
In 1994, due to fire, they lost their home and business and moved to Paynesville. Nancy attended Ridgewater Community College in Willmar and obtained her LPN degree in 1996. She was employed in the mental health unit at the St. Cloud Hospital until retirement. They moved to St. Cloud in 2004, and recently Nancy resided with her son and his family, Brian and Emily, in Zimmerman. She was a member of Assumption Parish in Eden Valley, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) and a past member of St. Michael’s Parish in St. Cloud.
Nancy spent many special summers with her family at their lake cabin near Eden Valley where she loved to fish and spend time with her close friends. She also enjoyed going to Minnesota Swarm Games (lacrosse) with her sons, treasured time spent with her grandchildren, making pilgrimages and being involved with Koinonia. Nancy will also be remembered for the thousands of rosaries she made with her husband, Dick.
Nancy is survived by her three children, Brian (Emily) Macht of Zimmerman, Sr. Mary Sarah Macht, RSM of Alma, Mich., Eric Macht of St. Cloud; grandchildren, Alyssa, Joseph and Ella Macht; and brother, Terry (Diane) Jackson of Big Pine, Calif. and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick November 20, 2011.
Memorials are preferred.