Nancy, E. Gasdorf, age 72, died on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Agrace Hospicecare Center in Fitchburg, after a long battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She was born on April 27, 1940 in Madison, the daughter of Paul R. and Alexia (Bolzt) Nesson. She grew up in Madison and graduated from Madison West High School. Nancy was a manager at Manhattan Cookies on State Street and then worked for UW Housing for 11 years. She was united in marriage to Terry Gasdorf on June 24, 1967 in Madison. She dedicated her life to taking care of her family.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Terry; her two daughters, Wendy (Paul) Mather and Georgianna (Gary) Halverson; 9 grandchildren: Patrick and Ryan Mather, Arianna Fjelstad, Anya Halverson, Dustin (Jessie Dohman) Williams, and Michael, Brandon, Tiffany and Brooke Ballweg; one great-granddaughter, Raeven Williams and brother, Paul Nesson Jr.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, Holly and daughter, Sheri Ballweg.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 8, 2012 at the Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 N. Sherman Avenue. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff at Agrace HospiceCare for their loving and compassionate care of Nancy.