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“So sorry for your loss, Gene and family. Jane was a joy to care for, and I am thankful for the opportunity to have cared for her. Such a sweet lady. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Rachelle Grismore - Fort Wayne, IN

“I was so saddened to read that Jane had passed away. We just were talking last week about a trip up there to see everyone. I used to love the Summer...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: SonnaMarie (Lori) Powers-David - IN

“Dear Steve, Gene & Linda - I'm saddened to learn of your Mother's passing, a lovely & giving woman to many. May the transitions & challenges ahead,...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Beth (Stuckey) Seitz - MT

“I am really sorry for your loss...got to get reacquainted with Jane at her nursing home where my sister is presently.I have great memories with Jane...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Gary Novak - Fremont, IN

“Sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word, and find comfort in the hope he gives us all : of seeing our...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts & Prayers to the Jane Cowan family.. Ray & Jeneva Giant ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Rayb & Jeneva Giant - Larwill, IN

“Steve, Gene and Linda,So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was such a wonderful, kind and thoughtful lady. She will be missed. Deb ...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Deborah Bonta - Grabill, IN

“Steve, Gene and Linda,My deepest sympathy to you at this difficult time. I have great memories of your parents. I'm in Florida and will not be...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: David Daugherty - Palmetto, FL

“Steve, Gene, and Linda,I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady. Always loved talking to her. She will be missed by so many people. My...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Blomberg-Wilson - Oldsmar, FL

“I remember Jane and her wonderfully warm heart. She was always so kind and giving of her time when we would visit. I loved looking through her recipe...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Beth Totheroh - Family

“So sorry for your loss, Linda and Rick. Jane was a very nice person. I knew her through EACS. Jackie Wisniewski and Family ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“jane was a good friend we will miss her at table and miss her at bingo . ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: mike ringenberg - leo, IN

“Jane was an elegant lady and very sweet and kind.She will be missed greatly by all who knew herL ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Sherry SpearsSpearsl - Leo, IN

“With deepest sympathy. Jane was a wonderful woman. I was blessed to know her. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jeannie DeMato - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Jane was a friendly neighbor. The short time she lived next to us after we moved to Leo, she brought fresh baked cookies to...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: EJ and April Wright - Leo, IN

“The sweetest lady I've ever known. You will remembered always. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Francell Lynch - Anderson, IN

“Sorry for your loss prayers ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Ellis & Pat Ryan - Fort Wayne, IN


Jane Cowan, 88, passed away on March 26, 2019. She was born in Roanoke, IN on June 24, 1930, the daughter of late Ernest and Opal Shideler. Jane worked at East Allen County Schools as a secretary retiring in 1985 and then went on to work at Grabill Bank during retirement. She was a long time member of Leo United Methodist Church, and American Legion Women's Auxiliary Post 409. Surviving are her children Steven (Kathy) Cowan, Gene (Mauna) Cowan, and Linda (Rick) Wurm; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald "Jerry" Cowan; and siblings, Dean Shideler, and Wanda Wohlford. Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd, Fort Wayne, 46825 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will take place on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 2 to 8 pm also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Leo Methodist Church.