Jane E. (Uhrick) GerberFebruary 11, 1939 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 78)
Jane E. Gerber, 78 of LaGrange, IN formerly of Decatur, IN passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Adams Woodcrest, surrounded by her family. Jane was born in Adams County, IN on February 11, 1939 to the late Paul and Martha (Reppert) Uhrick. On October 3, 1959, Jane married Ronald G. Gerber.
Jane was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Decatur, where she taught Sunday school for many years and sang in the choir. She also attended First United Methodist Church while wintering in Sebring, FL. While in Florida, during the winter months Ron and Jane lived in Leisure Acres Mobile Home Community, where Jane was involved in the choir. During the summer months she enjoyed their lake home, where she loved planting flowers and enjoying all the hummingbirds she fed.
Jane worked for Ferris Bower Jewelry and then for the Adams County Public Library. She retired from Southeast Elementary School, where she was a teacher’s aide for the 3rd grade.
Jane is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ronald G. Gerber of Decatur; twin sons, Keith A. (Robin) Gerber and Kelly L. (Kris) Gerber both of Decatur; two daughters, Laurie S. (Jovan) Mrvos of Decatur and Michelle D. (Todd) Darr of Eaton, OH; a sister, Marilou (Jerry) Hill of St. Clair Shores, MI; a brother, Kenneth P. (Sandy) Uhrick of Decatur and 7 grandchildren. Jane was preceded in death by a brother, Ned in infancy.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May, 25, 2017 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Zion United Church of Christ, with calling 1 hour prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be The Rev. Randy Rossman and burial will take place in the Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Zion United Church of Christ or Adams Woodcrest for Resident Enhancement.