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Nancy Lou Purk

January 25, 1939 — August 3, 2022

St. Paris

Nancy Lou Purk

Nancy Lou Purk, 83, of St. Paris, passed away at 8:04 a.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at her home. She was born on January 25, 1939, in Greenfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late Willis E. and Ruth Beatrice (West) Wirick.


Nancy married Dale Arthur Purk on July 19, 1957, and he preceded her in death on July 28, 2009.


A homemaker, Nancy is survived by her four children, Christopher Purk, Noel (Shannon) Purk, Lynne Wolfe, and June (Tim) Linniman; eight grandchildren, Seth Purk, Caleb Purk, Derek Linniman, Aaron (Emily) Linniman, Zachary (Rosie) Linniman, Henry Linniman, Charles Baughman, and Shawn (Teri) Nusky; a great grandson, Atlas Linniman.


Per Nancy’s request there will be no public services.


DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, DEGRAFF is honored to serve the Purk family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at



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