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Nancy Szolach

January 23, 1944 — March 28, 2020

Nancy Szolach, 76, passed away at Van Wert County Hospital on Saturday, March 28, 2020. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 23, 1944.

Nancy had a long career with Kentucky Fried Chicken, retiring in 1998. She moved to Van Wert to be closer to her best friend and sister, Carol. Nancy was a very active member of the community. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, T.W.I.G.S. where she volunteered at the hospital thrift shop. She also volunteered her time at the Y.W.C.A. as well. Nancy was a member of the Silver Sneakers program and loved to exercise at the Y.M.C.A. She enjoyed casino trips and bingo.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Julia Szolach, her brothers, Jim Jerry, Joseph, and Gary Szolach, and her sister, Carol Fiegel.

She is survived by her nephews, Don (Nancy) Fiegel of New Knoxville, Ohio and Ty (Nikki) Fiegel of Van Wert; nieces, Dawn (Carl) Hoffman of Van Wert and Stacy (Brian) Miller of Convoy; brother in law, Gary "Buck" Fiegel; and many nieces and nephews who will miss her dearly.

Per her request, there will be no memorial service.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the Van Wert Council On Aging or to the Y.W.C.A.

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Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.

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