Nancy Bannister died Sunday at the age of 96.
She was wife of the late Wallace "Wally" Bannister. She was the mother of Lorraine Susan Jennemann, and Diana Bannister (Jim Donovan). She was the grandmother of Keith Andrew (Melinda "Mindy") DeShurley and Koren (Josh) Betz, and great grandmother of Brooklyn and Easton DeShurley and Katie Betz and the late Samuel Betz. She was the sister of Pauline Klonowski and Jennie Battani.
She was a member of the Eureka United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School in her earlier years. Her family said she enjoyed sewing and cooking.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Eureka United Methodist Church. Arrangements are being handled by Schrader Funeral Home in Eureka. Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association.