Naomi Wanzek, 50, Jamestown, ND died Saturday evening October 11, 2014 at Sanford Hospital, in Fargo, ND after a valiant battle against pancreatic cancer.
Naomi Marie Hansen was born November 25, 1963 in Minot, ND, the daughter of Lloyd W. and Beverly (Wiltse) Hansen. In 1970 she moved with her family to Jamestown, ND. She received her elementary education in the Jamestown Public School System and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1982. She then attended North Dakota State School of Science at Wahpeton, ND where she received a degree in Medical Records/Technician. She started working for the Jamestown Hospital June 4, 1984.
She and her high school sweetheart Tracy Wanzek were married June 30, 1984 at Jamestown, ND and have been inseparable ever since. This June marked the 30 year celebration of their loving marriage to one another. They made their home in Jamestown where she continued to work as a Transcriptionist until 1989 when she became manager of the Medical Records Department at the Jamestown Hospital. She also was a Partner with her husband and his family in TMT Farms, TMT Bean & Seed and Diamond W Feeds.
She is a member of the Basilica of St. James in Jamestown, ND. She taught CCD, served on the Faith Formation Committee, past president of the Wrestling boosters, past president of the PTA and served on the State Board of Medical Records. Naomi also enjoyed attending and was very active in her children's sporting events. She loved children and was like a âMom' to many. She also enjoyed her flower garden, reading and hosting birthday parties and holiday celebrations. Her contagious smile, welcoming personality and loving soul will be forever missed by those who knew her.
She is survived by her husband Tracy, Jamestown, ND; her children, Jordan (Nicole) Wanzek, Jamestown, ND; Eden Wanzek, Fargo, ND; Abby Wanzek, Fargo, ND; Noah Wanzek, Jamestown, ND; her mother, Bev (Cal) Patzner, Jamestown, ND; 4 sisters and 3 brothers, Stacey (Paul) Swenson, Fargo, ND; Holly (Daryl) Sommerdorf, Cleveland, ND; Michelle (Darin ) Johnson, Jamestown, ND; Sharon (James) Bergstad, Chippewa Falls, WI; Christopher (Katy) Hansen, Poolsville, MD; Dirk (Faye) Hansen, Denver, CO; Lloyd B. Hansen, Burnsville, MN; and her father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Donna Wanzek, Jamestown, ND.
She was preceded in death by her father, maternal and paternal grandparents, Delbert and Dorothy Wiltse and Christopher and Mary Hansen.
Eucharist of Christian Burial - 10:00 AM Friday October 17, 2014 in the Basilica of St. James with Monsignor Jeffrey Wald, officiating
Interment - Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown, ND
Visitation - 9-5 Thursday at the funeral home.
Vigil Service - 7:00 PM Thursday at the Basilica of St. James in Jamestown, ND
In Lieu of Flowers the family prefers Memorials to the
Jamestown Region Medical Center
2422 20th St. SW
Jamestown, ND 58401