Nancy Lee Kirby, 63, of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was born on November 29, 1949 in Marinette, Wis. to the late Walton and Anna Mae (Hanson) Erickson.
Nancy graduated from Menominee High School class of 1967 and the Spencerian College in Milwaukee. She married Jeffery Kirby on February 14, 1970 in Menominee. Nancy worked as a secretary at the Luther Home in Marinette for over 24 years, retiring in April of 2011. She enjoyed taking rides in her convertible but her greatest joy was spending time and loving her grandchildren.
 Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Jeffery Kirby; two daughters: Nikki (Tom) Leow of Marinette, Wis. and Kelly Kirby of Menominee, Mich; four precious grandchildren: Makenzie, Jacob, Elijah and Breanna; two sisters: Raeleen Rupert and Shelby McBride, both of Marinette, Wis. and many other family members and friends.
A visitation for Nancy will be held at the Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home in Menominee on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee, Mich.
  Nancy's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the BAMC Cancer Care staff and doctors for the exceptional care they provided along with the nurses, doctors and staff at BAMC, Rennes-West and Heartland Hospice.
  A memorial fund has been established in Nancy's name. Your expressions of sympathy and kindness can be sent to: BAMC Cancer Care, 3100 Shore Drive, Marinette, WI 54143 or they can be directed to a family member.