Dec. 17, 1924 – April 6, 2013
Jane Gabbard died on Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif.
Jane had suffered from Alzheimer’s for some time and had been a patient in the Norwood Pines Alzheimer’s facility. She was 88 years old.
Born in Osceola, Iowa, on Dec. 17, 1924, Jane graduated from the University of Iowa and began a career in retail sales in Chicago. Jane met and married her husband, Elbert (Bert) Gabbard, in Chicago.
The couple moved to Oconomowoc, where they spent the majority of their lives. During their time in Oconomowoc, Jane was active in local theater productions, numerous Republican Party activities, events and worked at various times for specialty retail stores in the area.
Jane is survived by her only son, Glenn, and sisters, Sybil and Jerri.
Any donations in Jane’s memory should be directed to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.