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Nancy Helen Chadwick

September 14, 1942 — November 7, 2021

Nancy Helen (Couch) Chadwick, 79, of Rockford, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021. She was born on September 14, 1942 in McDougal, AR to Albert and Mildred (Bogle) Couch.

On July 1, 1961, Nancy Married James “Pat” Chadwick in McDougal, AR. They moved to Rockford, IL in 1964 and Nancy worked for G.E. for several years. Nancy also worked many jobs for her church, 20th Street Missionary Baptist Church, and especially liked visiting shut-in church members. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was a loving wife, mother and Mawmaw and will hold a special place in the hearts of all who knew her.

Nancy is survived by her husband of 60 years, Pat; son, Patrick (Beth) Chadwick of Ada, MI; granddaughters, Rachel, Hannah and Lindsay Chadwick of Ada, MI; grandson, Nik Morrow of Rockford, IL; great grandson, Elliot; brother, Tommy (Rosalee) Couch of IN; special friend, Loraine Odum of Rockford, IL; several nieces and nephews, and many McDougal school friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Sam Couch and brother and sister in law, Bill and Joanne Couch.
Special thank you to the staff at Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, especially A.K. for her special bond with Mom.

A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108. Inurnment will be in Post Oak Cemetery in McDougal, AR. Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family. Please share memories and condolences online at

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory

1860 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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