The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

October 31, 2012

Jane M. Kimmel

Star Beacon

LIMA — Jane M. Kimmel, age 93, of Lima, Ohio, died on early Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2012, at the Lima Convalescent Home in Lima, Ohio.

Born July 16, 1919, in Lima, she was the daughter of the late Charles Ward and the late Susie (Glover) Ward. Jane married John M. Kimmel on Nov. 29, 1944. He preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 1993.

Jane and her husband operated a grocery store for 25 years.

She was a member of Shawnee United Methodist Church and enjoyed working in her flower garden.

Surviving are two sons, J. William (Susan) Kimmel of Lima, Ohio, and Michael Lee (Cheryl) Kimmel of Conneaut, Ohio; six grandchildren, Benjamin (Kate) Kimmel, Christopher Kimmel, Alexander Kimmel, Corey (Jon) Gillen, Jill (Paul) Briggs and Jeffery (Amy) Kimmel; and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell C. Ward and Donald Ward.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 1st, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the CHAMBERLAIN-HUCKERIEDE FUNERAL HOME.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2nd, at the CHAMBERLAIN-HUCKERIEDE FUNERAL HOME with the Rev. Brian Bucher and the Rev. Gregory Fedor officiating. Interment will be in Shawnee Cemetery, Lima.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice, 959 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45805 or Shawnee United Methodist Church, 2600 Zurmehly Road, Lima, Ohio 45806.

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