Nancy Jane Maze Graf Sparks, age 86, of Logan, Ohio, passed away Novmeber 14, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Manor of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio.
Nancy was born September 22, 1933 in Nelsonville, Ohio to Royal Maze and Helen Thorne Maze. She graduated from Logan High School and the Ohio University in Athens, Ohio taught in the Lancaster School system and was a Media Specialist for Fairfield County; and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Eastern Star. Nancy and her husband Bill spent many years enjoying their food truck, taking it to Ottie Opperman’s auctions. They served sandwiches, snacks, and Nancy’s yummy homade pies. Nancy and Bill also spent four winters in Florida working at Disney World. Bill would dip ice cream at the Main Street Ice Cream Parlor while Nancy would bake cookies at the Main Street Bakery. When they were in Logan they would do errands for Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.
Surviving are her son Max Stanley Graf; brother Danny (Ann) Maze; and sister Sue Maze; and step-daughters, Rebecca Harp and Billie Sparks.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Max Kuntz Graf; second husband, William R. Sparks; and brothers, David, Andrew, Frank, and Joseph Maze.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Randy Hardman officiating. Burial was in Carbon Hill Cemetery, Carbon Hill, Ohio.
Calling hours were observed on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. to time of service.