Jane Watson Nicholson Mockovak
age 78 of Carmel, IN passed away Friday February 24, 2012. She was the daughter to the late Charles L. and Edith Dale (Watson) Nicholson. Jane graduated from Shortridge High School and attended Butler University. She is a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Jane was a former member of Crooked Stick Golf Club and Woodstock Club. She was a member of Dramatic Club, Progressive Club, Junior League of Indianapolis, and the Indianapolis Garden Club. Jane was a former Girl Scout Leader. She loved her orchid garden and cooking her favorite strawberry jelly and apple sauce.
Jane is survived by her husband, Richard M. Mockovak and her daughters, Betsy (John) Ekelof, Kathy Garcia and Mary Noble. Her grandchildren, Meredith Werne, Kelly Garcia, Jack and Rick Ekelof and Mallory and Katie Noble and a great grandson, Teddy Werne. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Meredith Nicholson, a well known Hoosier author who was best known for his novels "House of a Thousand Candles", "The Hoosiers", and several others.
Funeral service will be Tuesday February 28th at 11:00 am in the Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery with family and friends gathering from 10:00 am to time of service.
You are invited to visit the website http://www.leppertmortuary.com where you share a personal memory of Jane, sign the guest book or in lieu of flowers arrange a memorial contribution to Riley Children's Hospital. Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel is entrusted with funeral arrangements.