Jane M. Pelkey of Lansing, formerly of Reese MI, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013. She was born on March 23 1948 in Saginaw Michigan, the daughter of the late Elmer and Lydia (Daenzer) Heinlein.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her daughters, Theresa Olsen of Katy TX, and Kimberly (Roger) Tayler of Highland MI, grandchildren Lauren and Zachary Olsen and Kayla Tayler, sister Karen (Daniel) Friderici of Bath MI, and fiancé Al Dureich of Lansing MI.
On this day the world lost a wonderful woman, someone who could make you laugh, would cry with you, loved her friends and family unconditionally. Was the best friend, sister, mom and grandma anyone could ask for. Jane had many hobbies; she loved gardening, needlework, reading, shopping, traveling, camping and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren. A graduate of Saginaw Business Institute she worked as secretary after raising her children. For the last 18 years she was a dedicated administrative assistant for Gordon Food Service.
A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Washington, DeWitt, MI. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Those desiring may make contributions to the Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, MI 48906, in memory of Jane M. Pelkey.