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Jane Conrad

May 7, 1939 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

E. Jane Conrad, 82, of Carlyle, formerly of Patoka passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. She was born on May 7, 1939, the daughter of Elton Dean and Helen M. (Hughes) Carter in Centralia. She married James “Jimmie” Britt on July 28, 1957, at the Patoka Christian Church and he preceded her in death on April 1, 1979. She married Larry Conrad on July 3, 1981, at Greenview Christian Church in Centralia and he survives in Carlyle.


Along with her beloved husband of 40 years, Jane is survived by her children Sandra (Martin) Schmidt of Moline, Nina Fleming of Lebanon, and Jerry (Susan) Britt of Tampa, Florida; grandchildren James Patrick (Jean) Schmidt, Michael Schmidt (Rachel Carter), Rachel Danielle Fleming, Kyle (Janaé) Britt, Sven Britt (Chris Masters); great-grandchildren Genevieve Britt, Emmalyn Britt, Bryan Schmidt, Patrick Schmidt, and Charlotte Schmidt; sister Lana Jo (Rich) Klomps of Breese; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family.


Along with her first husband Jimmie Britt, Jane was preceded in death by her parents Elton and Norma Carter, and Helen and Walter “Dutch” Klosterman; brother David Carter; and son-in-law Dan Fleming.


Jane was a member of the Patoka Christian Church and was grateful for her loving church family at Greenview Christian Church, where she attended later in life. She was proud to have raised her family in Patoka and appreciated the people of the community. Jane was an active lady who held many positions during her working years. She was happy to provide a smile to the kids she drove on the school bus and was an important part of the Patoka Register. She enjoyed working at Wal-Mart, the hotel in Carlyle and being an insurance advisor. Jane was a member of the Carlyle VFW Auxiliary. Jane was a friend to everyone and loved her time to socialized at the bowling alley. Most recently Jane found peace and contentment spending a quiet night at home with her husband Larry. She was an amazing Granny to her grandchildren and loved to spoil them with attention. Jane will be remembered for her can do attitude, generous spirit, and the love she had for her family. 


A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2022, at the Patoka Christian Church with Minister Seth Schnautz officiating. Interment will follow at Patoka City Cemetery. Friends are welcome to a visitation time from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church. Memorials may be made in Jane’s honor to Mid-America Transplant where Jane’s gracious donation will be blessing to a person in need or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences and memories of Jane may be shared with the family by visiting wwww.maczfuneralhomes.com and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page. Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is privileged to be assisting the family of Jane Conrad with arrangements.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 15, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Patoka Christian Church
310 W Fayette
Patoka, IL 62875

Celebration of Life
Friday
April 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Patoka Christian Church
310 W Fayette
Patoka, IL 62875

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