04/16/1934 – 08/14/2022 Nancy K Blomeyer of Scottsdale AZ, passed away peacefully on Sunday 08/14/2022. Nancy was born Nancy Alyce Lando on 04/16/1934 in Milwaukee WI to parents Dr David & Janet Lando. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was an active member of the Tri Delta sorority. It was at UW – Madison where Nancy would meet her future husband Terry A. Kirk and the two would marry after graduating. Nancy and Terry quickly grew their family to include three sons, Bryant, Thomas and Kenneth, and two daughters, Sara and Gina. From 1971 to 1972 Nancy, Terry and their 5 children resided in Paris, France where Terry continued to work for Arthur Anderson and the family enjoyed visiting many destinations across Europe. Nancy was a sports enthusiast. She followed Wisconsin Badger football games and the Green Bay Packers football team! Nancy often hosted Packer parties with many of her friends and family. She was also a member of the Wauwatosa Women’s Curling Club for many years. Nancy was widowed at the age of 37 after her husband Terry Kirk died on December 20, 1971. In 1975 Nancy decided it was time for a fresh start and moved her family to Scottsdale, AZ where she often visited her parents when they were snowbirds. After moving to Arizona, Nancy branched out to pursue her love of home decorating and started her business, Kirk Designs. Nancy continued her love of community by getting involved with the Theresians, Friends of Mexican Art, and Sister Cities of Scottsdale. She has also volunteered at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital and the Scottsdale Center for the Arts, and was a founding member of the Paradise Valley Woman’s Club. On July 6, 1988, Nancy Kirk married Harris P. Blomeyer of Paradise Valley, AZ, a widower with two children Jenny and Andy. Nancy and Harris have become members of the MG club and have had many highway and backroad driving adventures in their MG! Nancy and Harris pursued their love of life and adventure, traveling the world and spending many summers at their second home in Waldport, Oregon to escape the scorching Arizona summer heat. Eventually Nancy and Harris moved to Tuscany at the McCormick Ranch where Nancy became an active part of the Tuscan community. She enjoyed happy hour, playing bridge, working on puzzles, and playing trivia games with her friends. After Harris’s passing, Nancy remained an active resident of the Tuscan community. Nancy is survived by her brother Donald Lando, her five children Bryant, Thomas, Kenneth, Sara and Gina, thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her quick wit and zest for life.
Posted August 19, 2022
Posted in The Arizona Republic