Farming Rural 07

Nancy J. Kenny

July 20, 1944 ~ December 6, 2020 (age 76)


Nancy J. Kenny, 76, passed away December 6, 2020 in Deer Lodge, MT.  She was born July 20, 1944 to Joseph and Izetta (Myers) DeMarois in Anaconda, MT where she attended grade school and graduated from Anaconda High School.


She met her husband Jack of Anaconda, in Helena, MT in 1976 and they married January 20, 1979 in Anaconda, MT. Where they lived until June of 1990, when they moved to the Deer Lodge Valley. 


Nancy worked at Deer Lodge school system as a Paraprofessional teacher’s aide and at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home. Nancy loved to sew and make quilts for all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 


Jack and Nancy enjoyed dancing and following the Old Time Fiddlers throughout Montana. They also enjoyed following their grandsons to the rodeos watching them bull ride. They also enjoyed camping and fishing with family and friends. Nancy had such a big heart and loved lending a helping hand to friends and family during weddings and gatherings. 


Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ivan (Snooks) DeMarois, and son Walter I Fadness. 


She is survived by her husband Jack, daughters Tonna O’Neill (Greg) of Boulder, MT, Jodi Ann DeMers (Banner) of Jefferson City, MT. Grandchildren Lathe Fadness (Shelby), Sage Fadness, Myle O’Neill, Rosin O’Neill, Heston O’Neill, all of Boulder, Jubal DeMers, Talon DeMers, and Tyrel DeMers of Jefferson City, MT. Great Grandchildren Hadley Fadness, and Mylo Fadness of Boulder, MT. Brothers Bob DeMarois Chico, CA and Tom DeMarois of Anaconda, MT and many nieces and nephews who she dearly loved.


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