Nancy Hinman was born October 10, 1935 in Berlin Heights, Ohio.
She died January 27, 2021 from complications of undiagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Nancy’s father Forrest was a funeral director, and her mother Esther had Nancy and her 3 siblings Florence, Thomas and Forrest, Jr (Jerry). Jerry still lives near Berlin Heights and Nancy kept in close touch with many family members in Northern Ohio. Thanksgiving with her family there was sacrosanct
Nancy played trumpet in the high school band, then went to Ohio Wesleyan for 2 years, and then graduated from Miami University in 1959 with Bachelor of Sciences.
She married Raymond Frazier in 1960 (now divorced) and had 3 children Scott (Ann), Todd, and Jay (Wendy) and grandchildren Karlyn and Sam. Her loving partner of 15 years was Dick Lewis.
Nancy was a member of the Unitarian Universalist church in Park Forest. Her many, many interests and hobbies included volunteering for Restorative Justice and the Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, traveling around the world, doing yoga, making art, gardening, acting as a docent for the Chicago Architectural Society as well as the Chicago Art Institute, singing with the Sweet Adeline’s, and playing dominoes and other board games with friends and family. She was an avid reader often belong to three different types of monthly Book Clubs at a time. Walking was a life-long love, doing it almost every day until the very end.
Nancy will be sorely missed for her longing for adventure, joy of life, understanding, making people feel special, and most of all the love she instilled in everything and especially everyone.
Memorial gifts are being accepted in her honor by Unitarian Universalist Community Church at 70 Sycamore Drive Park Forest, IL. 60466 or may be sent to The Southern Poverty Law Center at 403 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 3610