57 3rd Street SW
Plainview, MN 55964
115 South Ave.
Eyota, MN 55934
Nancy Lee Vehrenkamp, 81, of Eyota, died Sunday, November 1, 2020 at
Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.
Nancy was born June 13, 1939 in Rochester MN to Russell M. and Harriet
(Saholt) Pries. She graduated from Eyota High School in 1957.
On August 5, 1957 Nancy married David Vehrenkamp in Eyota. They resided
on the Vehrenkamp family farm near Chester then in 1960 they moved to the
Pries family farm north of Eyota. She was the 5th generation to live there.
Nancy worked at the Mayo Clinic in the Medical Revenue Systems until she
retired in 2003.
Nancy was a member of the Faith EUB and United Methodist church of Eyota.
She served on various boards, choir member, bible study group and charter
member of the Faith Ringers bell choir.
When she was younger she was in the high school chorus, band, home ec club,
school paper and yearbook, senior class play and voted Homecoming Queen
her senior year.
Her pride and joy was her family of 5 children and many grandchildren and
great grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She enjoyed
traveling with her husband which included traveling to Alaska and Hawaii.
Nancy is survived by her husband, David, of Eyota. Her children Wayne (Irene)
Vehrenkamp of Eyota, Richard (Tracy) Vehrenkamp of Dover, Todd (Kimberly)
Vehrenkamp of Byron, Scott (Juanita) Vehrenkamp of Eau Claire WI and
Michelle (Donald) Danielson of St Charles; 15 grandchildren; 5 step
grandchildren; many great grandchildren and sister Carol (Richard) Speltz of
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.
Graveside service will be Friday, November 6, 11:30 a.m. at Oak Grove
Cemetery, Eyota, with Pastor Laurie Boche officiating. The public is invited.
Social distancing and the use of face masks will be required.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Eyota is assisting the family with the