A private family burial will take place prior to the funeral services at the church.
Mrs. Stanislav passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.
Nancy Mae Stanislav, the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Greenwalt) Nuice, was born Nov. 20, 1936, in Fredrick, Md. Her childhood years were spent in Maryland where she received her education, graduating from Fredrick High School in 1953.
Following her schooling, she worked as a telephone operator in Washington, DC, where she met Lawrence "Larry" Stanislav and they married on Jan. 14, 1956, in Washington, DC. They moved to Blencoe, Ia., in 1956 and later to Spencer, Ia., where they raised their family and spent the rest of their lives together. Nancy worked at Spencer Vet Supply and also a teacher's aide at the Spencer Middle School for over 23 years. She was an active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Nancy loved to collect and shop and was a "hobby freak". She was also a member of the LaDanza Club and Questers.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: one young boy; and Larry Nuice.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Larry of Spencer, Ia.; two daughters: Ronette Schumann and husband, Mike of Richmond, Kent., Ronda Froehle and husband, Mike of Cedar Falls, Ia.; one son, Gregg Stanislav and wife, Kim of Spencer, Ia.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Caroline Green and husband, John of Maryland; other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name by the family.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.