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Neva A. Percy, 84

Neva A. Percy, age 84, of Hastings, passed away Jan. 9, 2010, at the Sunrise Cottages of Buffalo.

She was born Dec. 27, 1925, to Emil and Ethel (Greer) Starz in Zumbro Falls, Minn. She married Harold Percy in Zumbro Falls on June 25, 1948. Neva was a teacher at Pine Crest Elementary School in Hastings, retiring in 1984.

She enjoyed playing the organ, doing her puzzle books, and her time spent at the Senior Center; but most of all, she loved her kids and grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Alton Percy.

Neva is survived by her sons, Michael (Shelly) of Cottage Grove, and Dennis (Becky) of Maple Grove; grandchildren, William, Sara, Michelle, Alys (Todd), Emily, Kyle, and Caitlin; great-grandson, Nathan; sister, Lova Anderson of Lakeville; other relatives and friends.

Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring St., Hastings. Gathering one hour prior to service. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

The Wise Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit to view the memorial video and sign the online guestbook.