At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.
Lutheran Church of the Ressurection
Wisconsin Humane Society
Life Story / Obituary
Jane Margaret Bauer, age 71, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 7, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Racine, April 29, 1946, daughter of the late William and Ruby (Nee: Smith) Mathison.
Jane graduated from Wm. Horlick High School “Class of 1964”. She was employed as a pharmacy technician for 29 years retiring from Wheaton Franciscan All Saints in 2013. Jane was a longtime member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. She enjoyed sewing, flower gardening, traveling, cruising, anywhere warm especially the Caribbean and Florida, cats and lately it was walking her dog Luca. Above all she treasured the time spent with her family especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her loving daughters, Cindy (Christopher) Kowalsky of Racine, Shelli (Brian) Washburn of Aubrey, TX; her beloved grandchildren, Colton and Grace Kowalsky, Jaden and Kalynn Washburn; a sister, Susann (Dean) Bertelsen of Raymond; cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main St, Sunday, January 14, 2018, 5:00 P.M. with Deacon Janice Navarro officiating. Relatives and friends may meet prior to the service 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Memorials to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection or the Wisconsin Humane Society have been suggested.