Nancy M. Caffarelli

Nancy M. Caffarelli passed away peacefully at her home at Arbor Court at Alvamar (formerly Drury Place) in Lawrence, KS on 10/11/14.

Nancy was born on 4/22/35 in Omaha, NE to Earnest & Hazel Wright.

She graduated from Omaha Technical High School and went to work at Omaha National Bank where she met the love of her life, Robert V. Caffarelli. Nancy & Bob were married on 10/12/57 and enjoyed their life together.

In 1975 Nancy and Bob moved their family to Olathe, KS where Nancy continued her role as wife, mother and overall perfect homemaker.

Nancy volunteered extensively with the American Red Cross where she ultimately became employed. She was active with the American Business Women’s Association and served as President of the Olathe branch. She always put family first but also enjoyed all sports, playing golf, reading, raising bulldogs and the Cornhuskers.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband and is survived by their daughter, Nancy Rhodes of Lawrence, son, Robert A. & Laureen (wife) Caffarelli of Lee’s Summit, MO and grandchildren, Melissa & Mike (husband) Mourek of Ottawa, Nic Dannevik of Lawrence and Callahan & Brogan Caffarelli of Lee’s Summit, great-grandchildren, Porter & Reese Dannevik of Lawrence and Elaina Mourek of Ottawa. Nancy was a wonderful mother and friend and will be missed by all.

A celebration of life for Nancy will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 at Arbor Court at Alvamar (1510 Saint Andrews Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047).

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Red Cross and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

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