Jane Ellen Krecker

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Jane Ellen Krecker, 64, Clay City, formerly from Elgin, Ill., died Sept. 26, 2008.

She was born in Melrose Park, Ill., on Jan. 19, 1944, to Charles and Dorothy Platcher.

She graduated from Fenton High School in 1962.

Survivors include her husband Robert and children Gregory of Kingston, Ill., Ellen of East Dundee, Ill., Denise of East Dundee, Ill., Ann Gilbert and her husband Brian from Kingston, Ill., and four grandchildren, Taylor, Jacob, Emily and Mia, siblings, John Platcher, Francy Scott, Margaret Byerly and Mary Jo Wake.

A wake will take place Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at Geils Funeral Home, Bensenville, Ill., from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., with services to follow.

In place of flowers, Jane would like donations to be sent to Mother of the Redeemer Farm, located at 8220 W. State Road 48, Bloomington, Ind., 47404.

Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, was entrusted with local arrangements.