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Nancy R. McGuire
Nancy R. McGuire

Nancy R. McGuire, age 86 of Monroe, died on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Monroe Health Services. Nancy was born on October 28, 1934 in Monroe, the daughter of Frank and Frieda (Goecks) Kundert. She was a 1952 graduate of Monroe High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree followed by a Master’s degree in Education from U.W. Platteville. Nancy finished her college education as top of her class in the Secondary Education Department and was chosen by the student governing board to represent the college in Who’s Who of Students in American Universities and Colleges. She taught and served on the board of education at St. Victor’s School. Nancy was a long-time 8th grade English Teacher at Monroe Junior High School before retiring in 1996. She was united in marriage to John G. McGuire on July 28, 1956 in Monroe and was instrumental in helping establish the family business, McGuire Engineering, in 1964. She was a member of St. Victor Catholic Church and enjoyed playing bridge, knitting, and reading.

She is survived by three sons, Scott (Nancy Kissinger) of Waukesha, Jeff (Shari) of Fort Atkinson, Tim (Julie) of Monroe; six grandchildren, Matt, Emily, Greg, Samantha, Sierra, and Sophie. She is further survived by nieces and nephews and her extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John in 2003; and a brother, Russell Kundert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Clare of Assisi Parish at St. Victor Catholic Church with Father Tafadzwa Kushamba officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the Monroe Moose Lodge. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

A memorial fund will be established in Nancy’s name for the Apostolate to the Handicapped.

The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at