Jane Loftus, age 86 of Redwood Falls, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 following a brief illness at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Private family services will be held at a later date. Interment will be in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry, IA. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jane Loftus was born February 26, 1933 to Roy and Alta (Carver) Walker in Yale, Iowa. In 1950, she graduated from high school in Dawson, IA. On October 27, 1951, Jane married John Loftus in Perry, IA. In her early years she was a dental hygienist in Perry, until she had her children. She then stayed home to raise her family. Jane later worked as a waitress at the Deluxe Café and Copper Kettle Café. She also drove for Guidepoint pharmacy. Jane enjoyed watching TV and sewing. She loved animals, especially her dogs and making Christmas stockings for her family members.
Jane is survived by her children: Greg (Sandy) Loftus, Jeff (Cynthia) Loftus, and Karyol (Van) Breitkreutz all of Redwood Falls; grandchildren: Bob (Lisa) Loftus of Redwood Falls, Tracy (Randy) Mann of Delhi, Deanna (Jeff) Davenport of Ghent, Wendy (Craig) Metz of Balaton, James (Angie) Loftus of Monticello, Aaron (Tiffany) Breitkreutz of Evergreen, CO, and Amber (Ryan) Mann of Garden City; 20 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband John, sons Donald & Daniel, and three sisters.