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June 8, 2014

Jane Ann Kretchmer Willis

Nov. 6, 1947 - June 6, 2014

ANDERSON — Jane Ann Kretchmer Willis, 66, of Anderson, passed away on June 6 after an extended illness at Community Hospital in Anderson.

She was born on Nov. 6, 1947 in Mishawaka, Indiana and resided most of her life in Anderson.

Jane graduated from Anderson High School.

She was a homemaker.

She enjoyed watching religious programs, playing bingo, and spending time with her grandchildren and having fun.

Jane is survived by her loving spouse whom she married May 25, 1968, Roger Aden Willis of Anderson; son, Roger Brandon (Shannon) Willis; daughter, Rebecca Jane (Josh) Ford; grandchildren, Jonathon Lewis, Braxton Willis, Nathan Lewis, Sidney Willis, Sarah Lewis, Joslyn Willis, and Ellery Willis; sister, Judy Belee; brothers Jay (Mary) Kretchmer Sr. and Jim Kretchmer; foster parents, Rev. Paul (Wanda) Arthur; father-in-law, Aden (companion, Barb Koopman) Willis of Anderson; brothers-in-law, Dennis (Debbie) Willis of Loogootee, Barry (Brenda) Willis of Anderson, Mike (Diane) Hoskins of Anderson, Ed (Bonita) Hervey of Anderson; and Lita (companion, David Smith) Willis of Anderson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Kurt Kretchmer and Ramona Grelus; stepfather, Henry Grelus; mother-in-law, Vella Willis; sister-in-law, Linda Bair; and nephew, Michael Leach.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.

Services will be Wednesday, June 11 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Bill Ledbetter officiating.

Burial will take place at Anderson Memorial Park.

Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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