OBITUARY: Nancy Elise Wiegand

Nancy Elise Wiegand, 79, of Sturgeon Bay, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2019 at Door County Medical Center with family at her side.

She was born April 11, 1939 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Ward R. and Lois Vivian (Anderson) McAllister. Nancy graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1957. She worked at WDOR during her senior year, and upon her graduation, she went to work as secretary for the Naval Department in Washington, D.C. Nancy was united in marriage to Ernest John Wiegand on August 21, 1958 at the Bay View Lutheran Church parsonage in Sturgeon Bay. She was employed with Sturgeon Bay Metal Products as a machine operator for over 20 years. Above all, Nancy took care of her family and home.

She was a member of Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church, Red Hatters, and the Garden Club. Nancy enjoyed traveling with family and friends, gardening, and playing golf. She loved her home on the water and watching the sunset.

Nancy will be deeply missed by her husband, Ernie, with whom she was blessed with over 60 years of marriage; four children, Steve Wiegand, Debbie (Mark) DeMeuse, Diane (Bob) Hank, and Dale (Kristie) Wiegand; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two siblings-in-law, Mark Grayson and Marilyn McAllister; nieces and a nephew; and friends.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; daughter-in-law, Pamela Wiegand; brother, David McAllister; sister, Sandra Lison; and brother-in-law, Douglas Wiegand.

In honor of Nancy’s wishes, her life will be honored privately by family in spring.

Memorials may be given in Nancy’s name for Door CANcer, Inc. or Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church.

“Our family would like to thank the staffs of Door County Medical Center and Unity Hospice for their care given to Nancy.”

Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. & Door County Crematory LLC in Sturgeon Bay are assisting the Wiegand family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Nancy may be shared with her family through her tribute page at

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