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Nancy Lynn (Macdona) Piggins

November 9, 1948 — May 9, 2023


Nancy Lynn (Macdona) Piggins, 74, of Tekonsha, passed away with her children by her side, on May 9th, 2023.

Nancy was born on November 9th, 1948, to Harding H. Macdona and Evelyn “Evie” Burghart- Macdona in New York, New York. She graduated from Grosse Pointe High School in 1966 and went on to Ferris State University where she earned her Associate’s degree. After college, Nancy worked for several advertising firms throughout her career as a writer including Young & Rubicam in Detroit, and Campbell-Ewald. Some of her writing talents were seen in Chevrolet, U. S. Navy and the United States Postal Service advertisements, to name a few. Nancy retired from Campbell-Ewald as V.P. Creative Director and continued to do freelance writing, in her spare time.

Nancy was a member of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority at Ferris State University. She enjoyed traveling (she was especially fond of traveling by train), gardening, her cats, attending any and all of the events that her grandchildren were participating in, and spending time with her family and many wonderful friends.

Nancy is survived by her children, Libby (Brian) Dietz, Danford (Alicia) Piggins; grandchildren, Grace Cormany-Piggins, Mason Piggins, Hayden Melton, Mallory Melton, Matthew Melton, Nicholas Dietz, Faith Dietz; twin brother, Harding H Macdona Jr.; sister, Patti Bower-Clarke; and very special nephew, Michael Macdona.

She was preceded in death by her parents and special niece, Katie Adams-Langley.

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will take place at a later date with details to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of South-Central Michigan, 2500 Watkins Rd, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 N, Marshall, Michigan 49068. Please visit www.// to view the online obituary, sign the online guestbook, or to leave the family condolences.

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