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Stankavich, Jane E.

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August 14, 1936 - March 20, 2016

Stankavich, Jane E.

Jane E. Stankavich, 79, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Plano, Texas.

A Memorial Service in Jane’s honor will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 24, 2016 at ARIA Memorial Chapel with Dr. Bill Lundy Officiating.

She was born August 14, 1936 in Millhousen, Indiana to Frank and Elverra Stuehrenberg.  Since retirement, Jane was an avid crocheter of baby blankets for LIFETALK mothers in need.

Her husband of 12 years, Gunnar Pohevitz and husband of 36 years, Edward Stankavich, along with her parents and several siblings and her son, Randy preceded her in death.

She is survived by her brother, Paul Stuehrenberg and wife, Mary; sister, JoAnn Brooks and husband, Richard; daughters, Donna Rector and husband, William and Kathy Hamill and husband, David; stepson, John Stankavich; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

If desired, please make donations in Jane’s memory to the American Lung Cancer Association

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Jonathon Stankavich

November 30, 2016 8:07PM

I've been thinking about you alot the last few months. Wanted to try and find you to talk about the past. So many questions.

Donna Rector

March 23, 2016 2:25PM

Mom, these last 3 months have been a struggle for you and now you are at peace and with the Lord. I want to remember you sitting in your room with the curtains open watching our neighbors and telling me what is going on - Miss Noisy is what I called you. The laughs that we have had, the meals that you really didn't eat and memories. Up to the time that you passed, you were still spunky and such a spitfire. You were right, you just went to sleep peacefully. I will treasure each and every moment that we have had together. Love you and miss you so much! Donna