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Jane Ellen Demske, 63, of Pierceton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 at 1 p.m. in her residence.
Jane was born Feb. 14, 1948, in Wolf Lake to James K. and Inez L. (Boggs) Waugh. She was a 1966 graduate of Columbia City Joint High School.
She married James Mark â€śJimâ€ť Demske Aug. 26 1967 in Pierceton.
Jane was a 27-year 4-H leader and a was in Golden April Home Ec Club.
She was employed by Uniroyal, worked in the Whitko/Pierceton school cafeteria for 10 years and was also a bus driver for both the Whitko and Whitley County Consolidated School corporations.
In addition, she owned and operated Janeâ€™s Embroidery Shop.
Jane is survived by her son, Mark (Lisa) Demske of Claypool; daughters Kimberley (Marcus) McBroom of Leesburg, Michele (Jason) Eavey of Lafayette and Kari (Greg) Gentry of Columbia City; brothers LeRoy (Nancy) Waugh and H. Kent â€śNubâ€ť (Rita) Waugh; sister Judy (John) Johnson all of Columbia City; and brother-in-law Edward (Judy) Demske also of Columbia City; seven grandchildren, Anthony (Heather), Justin, Cody, Ashley, Jessica, Colt and Jacob and one great-grandson, Mathias. A friend Keith Ott of Albion also survives. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family requests casual attire. Pastor Larry Schmoekel will officiate the services. Interment will be in Scott-Keister Cemetery, Columbia City.
The family requests the memorial contribution be made to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, Inc., 1515 Provident Drive Suite 250, Warsaw, IN 46580; or K21 Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1810, Warsaw, IN 46581-1810. To sign the guestbook or send condolences electronically, go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com