Nancy Louise Fouchey, 71, of Alpena, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Nancy was born Sept. 11, 1946, in Royal Oak, Mich., to John and Violet (Lenzian) Cleghorn. She married Kevin Fouchey on March 10, 1988. They moved to the Alpena area on Dec. 26, 2000. Kevin preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2016. A loving mother and grandmother, spending time with her family was very important to her. Her pasttime was occupied by cooking, gardening and sewing.

Surviving is her son, Gary (Sheryl) Gibson of Rochester, Mich.; a granddaughter, Melanie; a sister and brother-in-law, Freida and Bob Boeneman of Lapeer; a niece and nephew, Tammy and LeRoy Mendyka of Lost Lake Woods; and her dear friends, Ken and Nancy Hornicek, Pam and Tom Christianson, Bonnie and Allison and Kari and Jerry Bleau.

Nancy has been taken for cremation by McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena. No services are planned at this time. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Michigan. Online condolences may be registered at