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Nancy Odle | Obituaries |

MAHOMET – Nancy D. Odle, 67, of Mahomet, died Thursday morning (October 14, 2021) at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Nancy was born on December 18, 1953 in Champaign to Erich “Sugar” and Helen (Black) Gerdts. She married Tom Odle on November 17, 1972 in Mahomet.

She leaves her 48-year-old husband Tom; two sons, Derrick (Tessa) Odle of Seymour and Adam Odle of Champaign; three grandchildren, Nick (Margaret) Jarvis, Madeline Odle, and Grant Odle; a great-grandson, Ike Jarvis; three sisters, Mary Richardson, Linda Richardson, and Lucy Griswold; a dog, Sawyer; and two grandchildren, Hobbs and Jack.

Nancy was a proud wife, mother, animal lover and self-proclaimed “house technician” or housewife. She loved shopping for others, traveling, car trips, spending time with her family, and cooking large meals for them. She had a servant heart and is greatly missed.

Blair-Owens Funeral Home will hold a funeral service at the grave from noon on Thursday, October 21, at Riverside Cemetery, Mahomet. Pastor Dave Ashby will take over the office.

Memorial donations can be made to the Champaign County Humane Society. Expressions of condolences can be expressed at

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