Jane M. McElroy

Jane M. McElroy, nee Duffy, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at the Samaritan Health Center, after 85 years of life.

Her husband, Warren, preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1974.

Jane was born and raised in La Crosse, the daughter of William H. and Mayme (nee Garvin) Duffy.

She attended Marquette Uni-versity in Milwaukee and then Marian College in Fond du Lac, where she earned her teaching degree.

Jane was a retired elementary school teacher at Holy Angels.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Bill) Wallace of Wausaukee; her grandson, Warren (Eve) Wallace of Oconto Falls; a sister, Mildred Johnson of Wauwatosa; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Duffy of Lousiville, Ky.; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren; her sister, Marion Barnett of Wauwatosa; and her brother, Frank Duffy of Louisville, Ky.

For many years Jane enjoyed playing the piano at the West Bend Senior Center and at the Samaritan Health Center.

Following Jane’s wishes, there will be no visitation.

Cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend, followed by interment of ashes at Sacred Heart Ceme-tery in Allenton on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 12:30 p.m.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family


A special thank you is extended to Dr. Nicole Klausmeier and her staff of nursing professionals for their outgoing care and compassion.

Special recognition and thanks also go out to Debbie and Jeff Gutjahr for always being there and offering their love and support to Jane.