Jane Mercier Beck, 68


Jane Mercier Beck (nee Baker), a Cedarburg resident who was born Oct. 22, 1944, passed away the evening of June 30, 2013, in Batavia, N.Y., during a trip with her husband Bruce, while pursuing one of her passions and businesses, antique buttons.

Jane is survived by her husband of 27 years, Bruce Beck; her son, Matthew “Matt” (Janet) Mercier, Windermere, Fla.; her son, Peter “Pete” (Wendy Kemp) Mercier, Stansbury Park, Utah; and her three grandchildren, Lucas and Celia Mercier and Kendahl Kemp.

Jane is also survived by her siblings: sister, Judith “Judy” Kallenbach, St. Charles, Ill.; brothers, James “Jim” (LLorel) Baker, Cedarburg; Byron “Ronnie” (Dorothy “Dottie”) Baker, Camden, Del.; and many wellloved nieces, nephews, family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, Frederick “Fritz” Baker and Flora “Flo” Baker (née Kent), and her first husband, Leroy John “Jack” Mercier. A reception celebrating Jane’s life will be held on Sunday, July 28, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, Wis., 53012. In lieu of flowers, the family asks anyone who wishes to contribute, to please send a donation to The Cedarburg Cultural Center in honor of Jane Beck. The phone number is 375-3676. The direct online link is http://www.cedarburgculturalcenter.org/make-a-donation. Donations will be designated for children’s activities and events.

For the complete biographic obituary, and to leave a personal note, please go to www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.

The family wishes to express their gratitude and thanks for all who have given their comfort, support and prayers during this time.