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“Chuck and I are so sorry to hear about Nancy. She was such a sweet lady. I always enjoyed our visits. Chuck and I have several fond memories of Davey...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Robin Hill - Winterset, IA

“I have such wonderful memories of Nancy. She was my boss for a while at TMC, but she turned into a good friend. I would run into her all the time...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Betsy Ray - Waukee, IA - Friend

“I have so many happy memories of Nancy from my childhood. Always the sweetest and such a calming presence. Sending so much love to Valerie, Leslie...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Shelley Burson-Matin - AZ

“I am so sorry to see this- she was such a special person- always so kind. Condolences to your entire family- I know she will be missed. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sheree Menadue - Johnston, IA

“You're in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Thinking of you and your family. . Bruno and Marylin (Tovrea) Andreini. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Marylin Andreini - Dallas Center., IA

“So sorry to hear about Nancy. She was such a warm and caring friend. And she was a wonderful sister to Janet. I have so many memories of our...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Merold & Suzanne Yates - IL

“So sorry to hear of Nancy passing, ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Don Kramer - Bend, OR - Classmate

“I'm so sorry for the loss of Nancy and will be thinking of you on the 19th. Sending healing energies to all. I will be donating to the John Stoddard...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Brenda Clarkson - Balsam Lake, WI

“So very sorry to see the passing of Nancy. Prayers to the family for continued strength. Stay strong!! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Loy Griffin - Earlham, IA


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Nancy Applegate, 79, passed away from heart and kidney failure on August 16, 2020 at her home in Ankeny, Iowa. She was born April 2, 1941 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Harry and Ethelyn (Smith) Copeland. Nancy was a graduate of Waukee High School in 1958. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with family and friends. She worked at TMC Transportation Company for 35 years.
Nancy is survived by her daughters, Valerie (Clark) Petersen and Leslie (Bill) Boettcher; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Janet Applegate; and brother, Dick (Donna) Copeland.
Nancy is preceded in death by her husband David C Applegate.
A Celebration of Life will be held 10-12 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). We kindly ask that all visitors please wear masks.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to AHeinz57 Pet Rescue or John Stoddard Cancer Center.