Published in the Iola Register on Feb. 21, 2013.

NANCY A. ESAU

NANCY A. ESAU
Nancy A. Esau, 73, Overland Park, Kan., went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, while surrounded by family. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Countryside Baptist Church, 14150 W. 175th Street, Olathe, Kan. 66062. Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, at the church.
Nancy was born Aug. 16, 1939, in McPherson, Kan., to Frank and Rosalind Morris and grew up with two brothers, Rex and Robert. After graduating from high school, Nancy married the love of her life and spent the next 55 years as a mother, friend and homemaker. Nancy cherished time with friends and family especially around the holidays with Christmas being her favorite time of the year. Nancy treasured her time at home and was always searching for that perfect recipe to go with an old family favorite. Nancy was driven in life by her love for God and service through the church and devotion to her husband, children and grandchildren.
Nancy is survived by her husband of 55 years, Kenneth Esau; three daughters, Linda Esau of Seattle, Wash.; Sharon (Chris) Gillespie of Derby, Kan.; Rae Ann (Jerry) Letourneau of Olathe, Kan.; two sons, Steven Esau of Atlanta, Ga.; Mark (Nicky) Esau of Davenport, Iowa; eight grandchildren and brother, Rex (Shirley) Morris of McPherson, Kan
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Dr. Robert Morris.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions to Countryside Baptist Church debt reduction fund and/or BSF (Bible Study Fellowship). To leave a message for the family, visit www.Penwellgabelolathe.com.