Nancy Metz, 1949-2016

Published 9:25 am Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Nancy Sue Metz, 67, of Manassas, Virginia, formerly of Albert Lea, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Novant Health – UVA Haymarket Medical Center in Haymarket, Virginia.

Nancy was born Feb. 27, 1949, in Minnesota. She was the daughter of the late Leroy Gilbertson and Lorraine Dahlen Gilbertson. Nancy was married to Noah J. Metz, who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 2011.

Nancy Metz

Nancy Metz

Nancy was a former member of Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manassas and First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. She also enjoyed, and was a member of quilting, book and writing clubs in Albert Lea; and was a member of the Woman’s Club of Manassas Park.

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Survivors include her three children, Freda Whetstone and her husband, Keith, of Manassas, Susan League-Mullins and her husband, Shawn, of Front Royal, Virginia, and Noah Metz and his significant other, Angela Minlionica, of Manassas; four siblings, Sharon Koester and her husband, Steve, of Kiester, Carol Gilbertson of Austin, Darrel Gilbertson of Minnesota and Darlene Levisen and her husband, Bob, of Albert Lea; and seven grandchildren, Sami League, Hunter Billmeyer, Kaitlin Whetstone, Heather Whetstone, Noah Anthony Metz, Amy Whetstone and Kendal Metz; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Kim Metz.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Baker-Post Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, in Manassas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. The  Rev. Jeffrey Wilson will officiate. Interment will take place in the Machpelah Cemetery in Manassas.

A celebration of life service will take place at 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at First Lutheran Church, 301 W. Clark St., in Albert Lea.

Memorial contributions may take the form of a donation to the American Heart Association, 8735 Plantation Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 or to the Special Olympics, Special Olympics Virginia Inc. 3212 Skipwith Road, Suite 100, Richmond VA 23294.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baker-Post Funeral Home and Cremation Center, under the direction of Michael Post. To sign the guestbook, visit