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Edgerton Wesleyan Church
Friday January 27th, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Saint John Sherwood
Saturday January 28th, 2017

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Mary Jane Zielke

Mary  Jane Zielke, 84, of Antwerp passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Convoy Care Center.

Mary  was born in Cecil on November 7, 1932 a daughter of the late John & Edna (Kopp) Gilbert.

Although she worked many years at the Antwerp Local Schools & Antwerp Exchange Bank, her best times were spent with her husband & family. Memories made while making "Mom's" homemade vegetable soup, canning, gardening, camping and fishing will always be cherished. She was an active member of St John Lutheran Church where she sung in the choir. She also volunteered for the Lutheran Brotherhood & Thrivent for Lutherans.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Jerry (Sue) & John (Darlene) all of Antwerp & Nancy (Del) McClain of Monroeville, IN; brother, Robert Gilbert of Fort Wayne; 7 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death are her husband, Wayne, whom she married Dec. 25, 1952 & grandson, John

Viewing is Friday, 4 - 8 pm  at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

Her funeral service is at St. John Lutheran Church, 09088 Openlander Rd, Sherwood, at 3 pm on Saturday, with viewing one hour prior.

Memorials are to St. John Lutheran Church or Vancrest of Payne Activity Fund.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com




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Dear Jerry, Nancy, John, and families,
I was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I so enjoyed working with her at the Antwerp Schools and then later seeing her at the bank. She had such a pleasant manner about her, always greeting you with a smile! Please know that I am keeping you in my prayers! A sweet woman gone home to her Father!

Angie (Billman) Provines Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to read about your mother Nancy. We send our thoughts and prayers

Mary and herb weisenburger Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

Jerry, Nancy and John and families: I am very sad to hear of Mary Jane's passing. I so enjoyed working with her at the bank for all the years. She greeted everyone with her smile. And I remember how she would talk about the family. She was truly a caring individual and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to have her as my friend. RIP, Mary Jane. And I am sure she is happy to be reunited with her loving husband, Wayne. Together again for eternity. Sending my condolences. Lori (Billman) Longberry

Lori Longberry Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

Will cherish many great memories of Aunt Mary Jane! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

Patti Stoller Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

Rip Aunt Mary Jane see you on the other side........lovingly Sandee

Sandeep POlter Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

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A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent on January 27, 2017

With our sincere sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, David and Rose Jones

Expression of Sympathy Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

Nancy, Jerry, John and families: So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Sharon Bendele Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

Jerry, Nancy, John and families, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Please know that she will be remembered by everyone who knew her as a very outgoing, friendly woman. When she and I worked together at the bank she spoke often about her children and her grandchildren. She loved each of you dearly. God Bless all of you.

Steve & Joyce Parrish Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Jane Zielke

Judy and Larry Hammons Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Jane Zielke

Brian & Anissa Williamson Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

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