Nancy Brauneis Tate, 66, and a 44-year resident of Rockwall, passed away May 26, 2014.
She was born Aug. 9, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Albert and Ingeborg Brauneis. Nancy was the former owner of a catering business. She taught folk art painting and was a mentor at Rochelle Elementary School. Nancy was a former Soroptomist Club president, a volunteer with the Rainbow Room in support of Child Protective Services and a volunteer for many other local organizations. She was once named “Rockwall County Volunteer Woman of the Year.”
Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Garvin Tate; sons Evan Tate, wife Erin and children Emily and Ethan, Nathan Tate, wife Laura and son Grayson, and Brandon Tate and wife Tayler; a brother, Alan Brauneis; and sisters Barbara Fisher and Ruth Lebovitz.
Services will be private.
Arrangements are by Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rockwall County Helping Hands, 950 Williams Campus, Rockwall, TX 75087 or rockwallhelpinghands.com.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com.
Published on  May 29, 2014