Gillies Funeral Chapel


Nancy Elizabeth Nelson Reddish

April 6, 1953 ~ June 22, 2016

Memorial services: Monday, June 27, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 South 1700 East, Salt Lake City


MURRAY – Nancy Elizabeth Nelson Reddish was born in Great Falls, Montana, to Robert John and Edith Marie Gibbs Nelson on April 6, 1953. On June 22, 2016, she passed away at her home from natural causes. After moving throughout the Western United States with her family, they settled in Salt Lake City, Utah where she graduated from Highland High School in 1970. Nancy was an Honored Queen of Bethel #1, Jobs Daughters in Salt Lake City. She was a lifetime member of the Wasatch Presbyterian Church. She married Roy Knorr in Dec. 1971, and later divorced. She married Michael Reddish in 1979. From this union they had two children, CD and Mercedes. Nancy went on later to receive her Master’s Degree in Clinical Audiology from the University of Utah. She worked for Beltone in Utah and in California as an audiologist. Her interests included golf, camping and playing cards. Her passions were her children, and serving as a mentor with Alcoholics Anonymous. Surviving are her two children, CD Reddish; Mercedes (Stewart) Talbot; three grandchildren, Peyton, Beckham and Maddon Talbot; one sister, Shelley (Clark) Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents and Michael Reddish. Memorial services will be held on Monday, June 27, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 South 1700 East, Salt Lake City. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the Alano Club, 5056 South 300 West, Murray, UT 84107

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I will always remember you Nancy. You played an amazingly important role in my life and I will never forget. Thank you for always being so kind and generous with your time and listening ear. Love you and your wonderful family!

Sarah Longaker


CD and Mimi, I cherish the times I spent with you and your mom. I wish you two all the best and may your mom now rest in peace!

Craig Morrison



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