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Obituary: Jane VonFange, Columbus

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Jane VonFange, 81, entered Heaven's gates Monday, March 10, 2014. Helen Jane (Bullock) Mock Reynolds VonFange was born May 20, 1932, in Dunkirk Indiana. Her parents were Robert H. Bullock and Myra L. (McConnell) Bullock.

She is survived by her three sons and their families, Doug Mock of San Antonio, TX, Dennis "Denny" Mock of Dalton, GA, and John Devin Mock of Grapevine, TX. Jane had seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren as direct descendants and she loved and considered all of her stepfamily members part of her family. Additional survivors include her siblings, sisters Lucy Kesler and Mary Evans, and a brother, Jim Bullock, all of the Dunkirk area.

Jane was a devout and dedicated member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Columbus. She was active in the community and the church, participating in Bible studies, serving as a “Book Buddy” for school children, attending local concerts, visiting nursing homes with her beloved dog, Timmie, and checking on her neighbors. She had many dedicated and loving friends and a few very special people who assisted her in her later years.

Her sons will be forever grateful for those very special people in her life and St. Peter's Church that was the foundation of her life. Jane was a devoted and loving mother who’s pride in her children and grandchildren was unending.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Malinsky officiating. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery. Calling will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church.

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