Jane M. Menter, 70, of Marshalltown, IA, unexpectedly passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Hospital in Marshalltown. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 14, 2019, at St. Francis of Assisi - St. Henry Catholic Church in Marshalltown, with Father Michael McAndrew officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service, Friday, September 13, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Jane was born March 2, 1949, to Henry (Lorraine) Pille in Marshalltown. She graduated from Lenihan High School in Marshalltown in 1967. Jane was united in marriage to Lawrence Menter on December 31,1981, in Ames, IA. She enjoyed baking, crafts, and sewing for her family. Jane was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church. She and Lawrence enjoyed going to Burger King every morning for a coffee group. She assisted her husband with handiwork. Most of all, Jane loved attending her kids' and grandkids' functions.
Jane will be missed by her mother, Lorraine Pille of Marshalltown; her husband, Lawrence; a daughter, Jeni (Derek) Ladehoff of Marshalltown; a son, Jimmy (Jamie) Schelling of Dallas, TX; four stepchildren: Lisa Williams of Baxter, IA, Troy (Crystal) Menter of Waverly, IA, Errin (Dan) Bohlke of Marshalltown, Ashley (Tom) Allen of Ashville, NC; 14 grandchildren: Brady, Kyler, and Kynlie Ladehoff, Dustin, Dallas, Dacie, Dominik, Dax, and Dani Schelling, Sean Williams, Ryan Menter, Derek and Grant Bohlke, Sam Allen; three sisters: Nanci D'Andrea of North Hollywood, CA, Carol (Miguel) Garcia of Lake Placid, FL, Joyce (Bob) DeVries of Marshall, MN; three brothers: Glenn (Kathy) Pille of Des Moines, IA, Mark (Rhonda) Pille of Ft. Collins, CO, Chuck (Deb) Pille of Bloomington, MN; sister-in-law, Cynthia Pille of Long View, TX; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Pille, a brother, Terry Pille, son-in-law Tim Williams, daughter-in-law Jodee Menter, and a brother-in-law, Rich D'Andrea.
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So sorry for your loss. She always had a smile on her face and a twinkle in her eye! Prayers for you and your family!
Jane used to go shopping with us: Karen, Martia and myself, Polly. And we'd gather once in a while other times. She was a lot of fun. All our kids played together as well, during these times. Prayers for her family.
So sorry to hear of Jane's passing. She was always a great friend of our family. I am sorry to say but I will be out of town for her services but know that she and her family are in our prayers
Jane, was my classmate and friend at Lenihan High School. I remember her as a marvelous human being. My condolences to her family. John McNamara, Lenihan High School, Class of 1967
Larry, Ashley, Erin, Troy, Lisa and all the family... so sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Remember the good times, savour the memories. Jerry and Marilyn Riggins
So sorry for your loss. My heart is with your family. Diana (Menter) Marron
My heart is with you all. Keep the memories forever close to your hearts.
Sending you love and strength. .....
Laurie Clingerman Hausafus
The Don Clingerman families
Jane always had a smile on her face and was so kind to all who knew her. I am so sorry to heqar of her passing. Love to you all, Melinda Beard
We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of Jane. When a person passes on they never truly leave us. They are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, our most heartfelt condolences.
Ken and Jamie
So sorry to hear this. We were buds in high school. Great gal.
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