Jane L. Royer

APPLETON, Wis. – Jane L. Royer, 81, of Appleton Wis., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, Dec 2, 2013, at the Appleton Health Care Center.

She was born April 6, 1932, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Morton and Nell (Porter) Winkler.

Jane married Eugene Royer Sr. and moved to Perkins, Mich., in 1960 where they raised their family. She was an avid card player and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her sisters and grandchildren, and crocheting. She worked for a while at Woolworths Department Store and for the Foster Grandparent program at Mid Peninsula Schools, but her most rewarding job was being a homemaker. Jane enjoyed going to the casino, and taking a chance on winning the big pot.

Jane is survived by her sons, Steven (Janet) Royer of Trenary Mich., Timothy (Robin) Royer of Howard Grove, Wis., Terry (Susan) Royer of Perkins Mich., and Mark (Teri) Royer of Neenah, Wis.; daughter, Lynnette Royer of Bridgeport, Mich., and daughter-in-law Susan (Tracy) Royer of Freedom, Wis.; stepchildren, Eugene (Rita) Royer of Reno, Nev., Bonnie Homsey of Mt. Clemens, MI, and Patricia (Joe) Balone of Mt. Clemens MI, Sisters Patricia (Clinton) Gressel of Nineveh, IN, Roseann (Marvin) Hodgins of Mt. Clemens, Mich., Debbie (Kevin Baldwin) Jasmund of Escanaba, Mich.; brothers, Bob (Ruth) Jasmund of Escanaba, Mich.; numerous grandchildren, including Steven Jr., Leviathan, Timothy Jr., Jessica, David, Eric, Nathan, Nicole, Thomas, Jacob, Taylor; and great-grandchildren, Natalie, Mitchell, and Henry along with several nieces and nephews and special friends Jody Flath and Karen Demuse.

In addition to her parents and husband, son Tracy Royer, stepfather Arthur Jasmund, stepbrothers, John and Michael Jasmund, and special friend Francis Ferrier preceded her in death.

Jane’s family will receive friends on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the life of Jane L. Royer will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Fr. Emmett Norden officiating. Burial will be in the Perkins Cemetery in the spring of 2014. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can express your sympathy to the family or to leave a memory tribute about Jane.