Formerly of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Cape Girardeau. She was born January 16, 1936, in Munising, Michigan, daughter of Howard J. and Zelma G. Christian Norton. She and Richard Trudell were married July 5, 1957 in Marquette, MI. He passed away June 6, 2013. Jane was a graduate of Munising High School. She received a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University. She was a social worker for the State of Michigan for a short time stepping away from her profession to spend time at home while raising her children. Later returning to the work force working for W.M.U Health Center. Loving survivors include two children, Karen (Ken) Retter of Cape Girardeau and David Trudell of Harbor Springs, Michigan and three grandchildren, Caroline, Christian and Carson Retter. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years. The family suggests that contributions be made to charity of choice. No services are being held. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.