EVANS Jane Rost Evans, always wanted to live until she was 90 years old and she did. Born Emma Jane Rost on April 5, 1921 in Milford Center, Ohio. Jane lived in Columbus, Ohio and worked at The Ohio State University for 14 years. She moved to Safety Harbor, Florida in 1982 and lived there and in Dunedin until she passed away on Febuary 8, 2012 at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her parents two sisters and husband John A. Evans. Jane is survived by two daughters, Carol (Larry) Preston of Arvada, Colorado and Suzanne (Jim) Hulls of Temple Terrace, Florida; four grandchildren, Michelle (Stephen) Gilbert of Valrico,FL, Kristin (Jay) Heatherly of Largo, FL, SSG Andrew Preston (U.S. Army-Anchorage) and Christopher Preston (Arvada); and two great-grandchildren, who remember Jane fondly. Many thanks to the employees of Mease Continuing Care and the Hospice Pearl Team who cared for Jane and showed their love and support. A memorial service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 at Heritage United Methodist Church, 2680 Landmark Drive, Clearwater, FL in the chapel. Donations accepted, in lieu of flowers, to the
. National Cremation Society.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 15, 2012