Nancy J. Cathey

Published 8:33 am Thursday, May 4, 2017

Nancy J. Cathey


Nancy J. Cathey, 80, of Danville, died April 29, 2017. Born October 1936 in Frankfort, IN to Frank and Hazel Wainscott. She was a preschool teacher and an activities director in a retirement village, where her love of music and singing led her to begin a “Kitchen” band. She played the washtub beside her mother, who played the washboard. She moved to Danville, in 2001. 

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Survivors include sister, Donna Sprungerl; children, Vickie Edwards, Kelly Ray, David Cathey and Wayne Cathey.

She requested her body be donated for medical education and research. 

Memorial services are pending at this time.