Nancy Ann Erdmann, 62, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 29, 2020, after a year and a half long fight against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).Nancy was born and raised in Detroit Lakes, MN. Living across the street from the lake, many days were spent having "fun in the sun" whether it was boating, walking the beach or hanging out with friends. Even in the winter months she enjoyed sledding, snowmobiling and ice fishing. Being the youngest of 5, she already had 4 built in best friends, along with the many others that she made throughout the years. Nancy was liked by everyone. After graduating from Detroit Lakes High School, Nancy moved to Moorhead, MN. She continued her education in a nursing program and eventually became an RN. It wasn’t until she started her job at Essentia Health in Fargo, NDworking as a NICU nurse, that she found her true passion. Nancy, also known by her co-workers as “The Pants,”cared for her tiny patients and their families with skill, kindness, empathy and compassion. She excelled as a mentor to new staff, always demonstrating extreme patience, kindness and thoroughness. She was “a ray of sunshine to work with” and was loved by all her co-workers. “The one thing I will always rememberabout Nancy is at the end of every shift, she would smile and say thanks for a great shift!”Not only was Nancy an amazing nurse, she was also a wonderful mother to her two daughtersCheryl and Angela. The girls were her pride and joy and she worked very hard everyday to give them a great life. Every dance performance, choir performance, volleyball game, softball game, soccer game, basketball game, she was there cheering them on. It was obvious that she loved them very much.In 2011, after being a single mom for many years, Nancy met and started dating an amazing man named Barry. He brought so much love and joy into her life and they had an amazing time together. Never ones to be sitting around, they were always planning activities together such as boating, fishing, golfing, biking, cross country skiing, concerts, movies, and theater. They also enjoyed wine tasting, dinner with friends and listening to local musicians. Just within the past year, they traveled to many places they had never been before. St. Louis and Branson, MO, Arizona and the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, the Grand Teton National Parks, Eric’s family beach house in CT, and finished the summer with a trip to Glacier park, Coeur d'Alene, Seattle, the Redwoods, San Francisco and Santa Barbara. There was never a dull moment.“My mom always taught me to follow my dreams and never give up. She was the world’s greatest mom and my life will never be the same without her.”~Angela Erdmann“Everything I know about love,I’ve learned from my Mother”~Cheryl Egolf“Nancy was very good to me. I love and miss her very much”~Barry JohnsonNancy Ann Erdmann is survived by her brother John Munn (Jane Munn),step-motherEvie Munn, step-brotherDave Thompson(Margaret Thompson),step-brother Brad Thompson(Carol Thompson),daughter Angela Erdmann, daughter Cheryl Egolf(Eric), her four grandchildren -Joslyn, Brooklyn, Oliver, and Kylo, and boyfriend Barry Johnson.Nancy Ann Erdmann is preceded in death by her mother Mary Munn(Winchell), sister Kathy Ekern (Munn), brother Gary Munn, brother Steve Munn, and father Gerald Munn.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the ALS Association. https://www.alsa.orgFuneral services will be held at a later date due to the current Covid19 restrictions.