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Nancy O'Neal Roesch

October 26, 1923 - May 18, 2017

In Loving Memory of Nancy O'Neal Roesch

Nancy O’Neal Roesch

93, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully

May 18, 2017. She was born October 26, 1923

to Gilbert and Mary Daniel in Punxsutawney,



Nancy was preceded in death by her husband

of 66 years, Dr. Ryland P. Roesch and sons

Daniel (Jill) and Charles (Teresa), and siblings

Robert (Nola), Ralph (Marian) and Muriel. 

She is survived by sons Thomas (Theresa)

and Richard (Laura), and grandchildren

Darren and Amanda.


Nancy was a graduate of Brazil, Indiana High

School and attended Indiana University prior

to marriage. She was a member of the

Meridian Street Methodist Church where she

sang in the choir. Nancy also enjoyed

volunteering, including at the Indianapolis

Museum of Art, and tutoring at-risk adolescents. 


Nancy will be inurned with Ryland in the

Crown Hill Cemetery Abbey Cremation Garden.

A friends and family gathering to celebrate

Nancy and Ryland’s long and happy life

together will be held in the near future.

Funeral Information

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the

Ryland and Nancy Roesch Scholarship Trust

at the Indiana University School of Medicine

via IU Foundation, P.O. Box 500, Bloomington,

IN 47402, is suggested. 

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