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Nancy Windler has passed

posted Nov 5, 2012, 6:02 AM by Brian Donahoe   [ updated Nov 5, 2012, 7:47 AM ]
away peacefully November 3rd, 2012. She had been married to Robert Windler (1913-1991) who was the son of Amy Windler (1885-1937). She was 106. She had been living near Doug Windler in Columbus OH. Her and Robert had lived in Detroit, Savannah, GA, Hinsdale, IL  for 10 or so yrs, and back to Savannah when Robert retired.

Nancy Loraine Brown Windler

(September 23, 1906 - November 3, 2012)


Mrs. Nancy Loraine Brown Windler, of Upper Arlington Ohio, formerly of Savannah Georgia, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at her residence. A graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, November 9TH, at 11:00am at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Warthen, Georgia. Father Carlton Shuford will officiate. A memorial service will be held at the First Community Village in Upper Arlington, OH at a later date.


Mrs. Windler was born in Washington County Georgia the daughter of the late John Lafayette Brown and the late Tallulah Bussell Brown. She was a retired educator having taught school in the states of Illinois, Tennessee, Michigan and the Charles Ellis School in Savannah, Georgia. While in Savannah, Mrs. Windler was an active member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church and a member of the Oglethorpe Club. She also worked as a guide at the Green Meldrim House, the Parish House of St. John’s Church and the Colonial Dames House. While residing in Upper Arlington, Mrs. Windler was a member of the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. She was also active with the Washington County and Georgia Historical Societies. Mrs. Windler is predeceased by her husband, Robert Adam Windler, her sister, Dovie Brown Helsabeck, brothers, J.L. Brown and Samuel Brown and her granddaughter Corina Windler.


Survivors are: her son Douglas Windler, of Upper Arlington OH; and grandchildren, Sarah Windler and her husband Jeremy French, Jenny Windler, Samuel Windler, and Jane Windler.


Donations may be made in Mrs. Windler’s memory to the donor’s favorite charity