Nancy B. Sparks, 90, of Rhinelander, died April 13, 2012, at Milestone Senior Living with her loving son by her side. She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Bundy, to Richard and Cora (Bowman) Pence.
Nancy attended grade school in Bundy and graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1941, then she went on to Oneida County Normal School and graduate from University of Stevens Point in 1963. She married Joseph Eternicka, who died during World War II in 1944, and she later married Arland Sparks. Nancy taught grade school for 38 years at Lassig School, Bundy, Harrison, Parrish and Tomahawk. She enjoyed golfing, bowling and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Nancy is survived by her children, Jack (Jan) of Sugar Camp and Cindy (Greg) Egtvedt of Green Bay; her grandchildren, Tammy Ament, Rick Sparks, Heather Warpinski, Allison Ringblom, Tom Sparks and Brent Egtvedt; and her great-grandchildren, Erin and Jared Sparks and Kayla and Kamille Ament.
She is preceded in death by both her husbands, parents and her siblings.
A funeral service will be Monday, April 16, at 11 a.m., at Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Messerli officiating.
(Hildebrand-Russ Funeral Home)