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Jane Emily Olivera

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Jane Emily Olivera Obituary

Jane Emily Olivera, 77, of Yuba City, passed away on September 11, 2015. She was born on September 13, 1937, in Colusa, the only child of Avery and Lou Ella (Holloway) Rowley. Jane graduated from Hamilton City High School and attended CSU Chico. She married John Olivera on June 16, 1956. They lived and farmed together in Meridian until his death in 1986. Several years later, Jane moved to Yuba City.

After John's death, Jane became a real estate agent, working first with Coldwell Banker and later with Heritage House. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing and watching sports, and was a member of her bridge club for over 50 years. She was a past member of the Meridian Mother's Club and Meridian Farm Women. She was a spectacular mom, mother-in-law and grandma.

Jane is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Betsy Olivera of Meridian, Jeffrey and Dee Olivera of Lynden, WA, and Daryl and Lisa Olivera of Meridian. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Michael Olivera of Los Angeles, Allison Olivera of Castellana Grotte, Italy, Lexi Olivera of Reno, and Ryan Olivera of Meridian.

The family invites all of Jane's friends to a Celebration of Life at noon on Friday, October 9, 2015. For further information, please email [email protected].

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Jane's name to the , 2290 North First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, or to the Sutter High Alumni Sports Association, 1534 Mawson Road, Meridian, CA 95957, or to a .

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 20 to Oct. 6, 2015
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