Jane Stuckey


STRYKER -- Jane Ann Stuckey, 78, of rural Bryan, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance.

Prior to her retirement in 1996, she had worked for Health and Human Services in Bryan for 20 years. Jane was born in Fulton County, Ohio, on January 14, 1934, the daughter of Earl and Helen (Leupp) Ruffer. On December 20, 1953, she married William "Bill" Stuckey, and he survives. Jane was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling, but most of all she loved her grandchildren!

Surviving besides her husband, Bill, are three daughters, Kim (Allan) Finley of Poway, Calif., Dawn (Jon) Watts of Spottsylvania, Va., and Jody (Dan) Glaser of Bryan; grandchildren, Brianna and Kaelyn Finley, Logan and Sam Watts, Brad Glaser, Hailey (Jeremy) Vent, Chelsey (William) Grennay; great-grandchildren, Allison Vent and Nova Grennay; one brother, Jim Ruffer of Stryker; one sister, Joyce Smith of Bryan; and two sisters-in-law, Mert Ruffer and Jo Ruffer, both of Stryker.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Douglas Allen Stuckey; her parents; two brothers, Jack and Gene Ruffer; sister-in-law Midge Ruffer, and brother-in-law, Mike Smith.

A celebration of Jane's life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2012, at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker, with Pastor John MacFarlane officiating. Interment will be private in the Pettisville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-8 p.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Community Health Professionals, Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com.

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