Nancy (Wlezien) Mindham, age 77, of South Elgin, passed away August 5, 2019. She was born August 18, 1941 in Chicago, IL to her loving parents, Bruno and Mary Wlezien (Orlik).

Nancy grew up on Chestnut Street in Chicago and had many happy memories in her neighborhood.

In her 20s, Nancy went to work for ADT, where she met her husband of 20 years, Ronald Mindham.  The two lived in Carpentersville for more than 20 years, where they raised three children.

Nancy worked for Jewel Foods for more than 20 years at the Carpentersville and Algonquin locations.

In her free time, Nancy enjoyed raising her family, gardening, as well as playing card games and bingo.   Nancy was a huge Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks fan.  She was also a long-time member of Faith Lutheran Church in Carpentersville.

Nancy was preceded in death by her companion of 20 years, Dean Christerson.

Nancy is survived by her three children, Kimberly (Mark) Damato of Hebron, Chris (Debra) Mindham of Hebron, and Andrea Roman of Bartlett; her only sister Carol (John) Venditti; her grandchildren, Joel, Jonathan, Samantha, Kelsey, Mason, and Madison Mindham, Candace, Jessica, and Tiffany Damato, and James Roman; and great-grandchild Paisley Mindham

Services and interment will be private.  Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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