Jane M. Kleinhans

Jane M. Kleinhans, 72, of Neshkoro, formerly of West Bend, passed away on Friday, Dec. 29, 2006 at her home.

She was born Oct. 22, 1934 in Barton, the daughter of Irvin and Alfrieda (Otten) Waala, and married Donald C. Kleinhans on Aug. 29, 1953 in Barton.

Jane was a graduate of St. Mary’s Springs High School in Fond du Lac, and she was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Neshkoro.

Survivors include her husband, Donald; her children, Thomas J. Kleinhans of Mount Morris, John L. Kleinhans of West Bend, Sue A. (Ed) Mattox of West Bend, Mary K. (Paul) Thies of Marinette and Kay L. (Larry) Schoep of West Bend; four grandchildren, Travis and Jeannette Kleinhans and Andrea and Cameron Schoep; a sister, Joyce Varnes of Berlin; a brother, Ervin (Betty) Waala of Markesan; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gerald and Ronald Waala; and a sister, Joan Dickmann.

Entombment will be in the Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend, on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 11 a.m.

The Leikness Funeral Home, Wautoma, is assisting the family, 920-787-3746.