Nancy Austen

Obituary of Nancy Ann Austen

Nancy Ann Austen 81, of Lansing MI passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018.  Born in Monroe, Michigan on 6/16/37 the youngest child to Basil Sr. and Mary Humphreys.

Nancy is survived by her Husband David, Children:  Mary Bills, Wanda Stiles (Virgil Jr), Christine Austen (Scenci Lopez), David Austen Jr. (Kelly), Douglas Patrick (Susan), Brother: Basil Humphreys Jr (Carol), Grandchildren: Josh Snyder, Ethan (Jennifer) Stiles, Jason (Jennette) Weaver, Jamie (Captain) Pranger, Jeremy  (Ashley) Patrick, Jennifer (Ryan) Wagonschutz, Sarah Netzel, and Alyssa Schrubbe, Great grandchildren: Brady, Brynn, Elizabeth, Kyle, Cayden, Trinity, Weston, Cristiano, numerous nieces, nephews & friends.

Nancy was married to David Austen for 43 wonderful years. Nancy worked for General Motors as an Inspector for 21 years and was a loving mother and grandmother.  She loved and adored her family and time at the cabin on Wolf Lake.  Nancy enjoyed sewing, crafts, quilting, reading, music, birds watching, bingo and board games.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Basil & Mary Humphreys, Son: Kenneth R Bills Jr, Daughter: Donna M Patrick and Brother: Calvin Humphreys.

Visitation is at Tiffany Funeral Home on Thursday August 9, 2018 from 4:30pm to 7pm.  Service starts at 7pm at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 West Saginaw Lansing, Mi 48917

In lieu of flowers please donate to the American Cancer Society.  Friends may visit the guest book at

The family would like to thank Gardner's Adult Foster Care and Sparrow Home Hospice for their compassionate care to Nancy.