Nancy Halliwell Merrill 1930 - 2017 
Nancy Halliwell Merrill was born on July 27, 1930, and passed away on August 5,  2017.   

Nancy is survived by Chuck (husband of 54 years);  two sons, George and David;  4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. 

Nancy taught school, elementary and junior high, for over 40 years, and really enjoyed the kids.   She  had many many interests especially art and travelling.  She lived in Huntington Beach, California, about  1/2 mile from the ocean.  

Nancy had many friends and enjoyed  the social aspects of life.   Words cannot convey how greatly she is missed.


Nancy Halliwell
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1948
"Cute little chick,
Doesn't miss a trick."      
WHS Senior Class Play, "Stage Door," cast (women): 
Row 1: Nancy Halliwell, Susie Smith, Nancy Erven.  Row 2: Donna Handshue, Pat Overholt, Mary Alice Welday, June Pickering, Nancy Isselhard, Jill Lahr, Beatrice Hartzell, Ellen Doccolo, Violet Troxel.  Row 3: Pat Kent, Janet Benedict, Marilyn Daniels, Carol Messner, Rosemarie Daley, Doris Kreider, Janet Boyer, Phyllis Naujoka, Vaughne Perry.    
WHS Choir, 1947-48. 
Row 1: Libert, Cook, Gish, Rohrer, Auble, Everhard, Love, Kime, Flath, Webber, Ewing, Hall, Davis, Anderson, Dreier.  Row 2: Seiberling, Conrad, Kuhn, Bowers, Hartzell, Stonier, Halliwell, Daniels, Boyer, Thomas, Kreider, Roth, Gerberich, Nicodemus, Brenneman, Mr. Sears (Director).  Row 3: Taylor, Berry, Schultz, Davis, Freeman, Lillibridge, Alcorn, Reimer, Harms, Gehman, Horner, Means, Etling.  Row 4: Stronz, Blough, Chernak, Hurst, Calame, Welday, Crook, Arnold, Clifford, Wilson, Hayth, Gaugler, Johnston.  Row 5: Kilmer, Serfass, Koppes, Bishop, Carrino, Rex, Bishop, Horner, LaRocca, Cook.    
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