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Jane Annette Stockfisch, age 75, of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Monday, July 24, 2017. Jane was born in Clinton on April 2, 1942 the daughter of the late Lewis and Janet (Tuttle) Cook.
She graduated from Cadillac High School with the class of 1960. Later she earned her degree from the Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology, graduating in 1964.
Jane married Harold A. Stockfisch on Aug. 24, 1963 in Cadillac.
Jane worked as a beautician, but her primary focus was taking care of her family. She loved to rescue animals, especially birds, and nurse them back to health. She was known as the "Animal Lady." She also enjoyed art and could often be found painting, coloring, crocheting or making jewelry.
Jane was very Christ-focused and collected guardian angels. She was a member of the St. Ignace United Methodist Church.
Jane is survived by her husband, Harold Stockfisch, of St. Ignace: two children, Brian (Mary) Stockfisch, of Clio, and Heidi (Dwight) Erickson, of Kinross; and four grandchildren, Christopher, Jack and Grace Stockfisch and Samantha (Travis) Johnson. Jane is also survived by her brother, Jim (Anne) Cook, of Sturgis.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kenneth Stockfisch in 2000; and a sister, Sally Orvis in 2017.
Visitation will be held at the St. Ignace United Methodist Church from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the church, with Pastor Susie Hierholzer officiating. Friends may call at the church starting at 10 a.m. Burial will be at 4 p.m. on July 28 Evergreen Cemetery in Kingsley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to University of Michigan Transplant Center.
Condolence may be left at http://www.csmulder.com/.
The family was assisted by C.S. Mulder Funeral Home.
Published on July 27, 2017
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