December 12, 2019

Nancy M. Mathews

Died March 14, 2019

Nancy Marie Mathews, 78, of Au Gres passed away March 14, 2019, at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City. Nancy was born the daughter of Sven and Beatrice (Marentette) Svanberg on Sept. 21, 1940, in Detroit. Nancy graduated from Au Gres High School class of 1958. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Au Gres. She was a proud mother of four children. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and family. Nancy loved to travel to visit her children and grandchildren who were in the military; it gave her the opportunities to travel around the world. Nancy loved being with family and having everyone together and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a beloved mother, sister and friend. Nancy is survived by her children, Vincent (Mishell) Mathews, Audrey (John) Anderjeski, Dale (Michelle) Mathews and Lisbeth (John) Bondanza; siblings, Carol Sesler and Leonard (Bonnie) Svanberg; grandchildren, Jeffrey Mathews, Jeremy (Maggie) Mathews, Kayla Anderjeski, Ashlee Anderjeski, Krysta Mathews, Emalee Mathews, Brad (Jenna) Bondanza, Megan Bondanza and Anna Bondanza; great-grandchildren, Avery Williamson, Jaxon Williamson and Emmett Bondanza; and nieces and nephews, Julie (George) Hill, Eric (Heather) Svanberg, Lenny Svanberg Jr. and Lynsey (Steve) Zawacki. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents. Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial Mass will be held at St. Mark Catholic Church at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics Michigan Area 30, 2512 Abbott Rd. S-7, Midland, MI 48642, or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be offered at


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