June 26, 1930-June 14, 2018
Submitted by Lori Ryan
Nancy tenDoescchate lived an awesome life. She was full of courage and adventure. From hang gliding in Hawaii, to bungee jumping in Africa, she was an avid skier, gardener and cyclist. Nancy won competitive races into her 80s, winning medals in the senior olympics. She had a lifelong love for animals. Nancy was born in China and grew up in Southern California with her brother Lui. After graduating from Stanford, she was a stewardess for Pan Am, where she began her love of world travel. Most of her adult life was spent in Woodside, raising her four children Debra, Bill, Lori and Randy. She loved her life, enjoyed good friends and a happy life. She was heavily involved in the community and built two new homes with stunning garden design. Nancy moved to Roseville to be near her grandchildren in 1990.
Nancy died peacefully June 14, 2018 in her home in Roseville, CA. and will be missed by all.