Nann passed away on June 23, 2022, with family by her side. She was born to Richard “Dick” and Julieanne “Julie” Tease on January 25, 1964, in Neenah, WI. Nann was raised in Appleton as well as Hilbert. Her Mother along with her Stepfather Pat “Pops” Gillis owned and operated Royal J Stables. Although Nann liked the animals, she did not like the country life, so she moved to the Fox Valley area to start her own path.
Nann worked for many years as a waitress. She loved serving and taking care of people. She worked in several restaurants around the Fox Valley area, with her favorite being The Colonial House in Freedom.
Most people will remember Nann for her love of helping others. Whenever she was needed, she always helped, even though she had her own health issues. Nann made everyone feel comfortable and like family.
In her free time, you would often find her thrifting, decorating her home and loving her animals. Nann and her sweetheart Larry Lefeber loved going up north with family and tending to their newfound love, goats. More than anything though, Nann loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was so proud to be a grandma “Nana” and lit up whenever around her grandchildren.
Nann is survived by, Larry Lefeber; her sisters, Holly (Kevin) Lukaszewicz, Maria Janness; her children, Tony (Dalynn) Doehler, Desiree (Demetris Rodgers) Budrick, Trevor (Margaret) Budrick; her two adopted children, Kayla (Brandon) Burton, Kyle Lefeber; her grandchildren, Miracle, Jayden, Rasheed, Deyonte, Desmond, Koko, Diamond, Thomas, Graham, Jemma; her great grandchild, Kinsley; her close friend ,Karen Schwartz; as well as many other close friends and relatives.
Nann is preceded in death by her mother, Julie Hammen, sister, Beth Tease and a niece, Kasie Willard.
A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday July 16th, 2022, at 1:00 PM at Kiwanis Park (2315 N. Nicholas St. Appleton, WI)