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Nancy J. Iknayan

HURLEY, Wis. — Nancy J. Iknayan, 78, of Bessemer Township, Michigan, passed away on Dec. 16, 2020, at the Villa Maria Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hurley.

Nancy was born on May 24, 1942, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the daughter of George and Jean (Eliott) Kane.

She was an office manager for a medical office. She was a professional cake decorator for many years.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Charles; son, Michael Kirby of Bessemer, Michigan; daughter, Marsha Miron of Bessemer, Michigan; three stepdaughters, Leah, Robin and Kelly Iknayan; special friend, Dee Rice; brother, Steven (Anna) Kane of Traverse City, Michigan; sisters, Susan (Joe) Randazzo of Traverse City, Michigan, and Janice (Chuck) Herring of Alpena, Michigan; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Jean Kane.

Memorials can be made in Nancy’s name to HOPE Animal Shelter, 590 Easy St., Ironwood, MI 49938.

The family has chosen Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home of Bessemer to honor Nancy’s legacy of life. You can leave a condolence or a tribute at

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