Jane E. Bell-Beeker, 77, of Pioneer passed away early Saturday morning at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan. She was born on June 26, 1937 in Branch County Michigan to Clark Carydon and Helen Louise (Keith) Sellers. Jane graduated from the Buckeye School of Nursing in Archbold. On February 22, 1992 she married Ronald W. Beeker in Pioneer and he survives.
Jane was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Bryan. She retired as an LPN from Hillside Country Living; prior to Hillside Country Living she was a Home Health nurse for the Williams County Health Department, a nurse at Hillsdale County Care facility and Williams County General Hospital where she was also an aide before becoming an LPN.
She is survived by her husband Ron; four sons, Dr. Clarence “Butch” (Ellen) Bell of Bryan, Denny (Marti) Bell of Bryan, Don Bell (Beth Bakucz) of Fayette and Kenny (Theresa) Bell of Van Buren, Arkansas; one step son Alan (Julie) Beeker of Hillsdale, Michigan; one step daughter Amy (Dave) Pease of St. Claire Shores, Michigan; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, five step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren; two sisters Joann (Bernie) Gipe of Jackson, Michigan and Evelyn “Sis” Haines of Camden, Michigan; one brother Dr. Gene (Marcia) Sellers of Hillsdale, Michigan; one step brother Dallas (Rita) Sellers of Cambria, Michigan; and one step sister Norene (John) Trott.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation for Jane will be on Tuesday December 30th from 4-8pm at Thompson Funeral Home, 204 E. Main Street Montpelier. Services will be on Wednesday at 1:00pm at the First Lutheran Church in Bryan with Pastor Richard N. Franks to officiate. Interment will follow at Floral Grove Cemetery in Pioneer. Donations may be made to the First Lutheran Church in Bryan.