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KENT — Nancy Lee Myers, 79, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, at UH Portage Medical Center.

She was born in Takoma Park, Md., on July 25, 1943, to the late Charles Philip and Mary Evelyn Seltzer.

Nancy was a retired employee of Kent State University as a secretary with the Upward Bound and the school of music and history departments. She was a longtime, active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she volunteered in the church office and assisted with food and clothing outreach programs. She was a lover of music and would sing in church choirs, family songfests, car rides, campfire circles and public concerts. Nancy enjoyed playing board games, card games and laughing with family and friends. She was an avid gardener of flowers and vegetables. She also enjoyed relaxing at the beach, joining her three grandchildren with all their activities and shared many caring moments with her neighbors on Wolcott Avenue. Her family and friends all loved her dearly, as she was a joy to have in their lives.

In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her niece, Laura Seltzer.

She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Heidi and Toby Jurging; grandchildren, Porter, Harper and Easton; siblings, John (Joyce) Seltzer, Margaret (Chuck) Thomas, Dave (Angie) Seltzer, Ruth Gorman and Pete (Jennifer) Seltzer; nieces and nephews, Amy, Gwen, Erica, Brent, Carrie, Chelsea, Tucker and Emma; and her best friend who had become like family, Lorraine Davis.

A memorial service, officiated by Pastor Eric Bodenstab, will be offered noon Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 S. Water St. Kent, OH 44240. Visitation will be prior to the service, from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in her name, to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Portage County APL. To share a memory, send a condolence or light a candle, please visit the Tribute Wall at

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