LIMA — Jane F. Ebbeskotte, 89, of Lima, died at 8:40 a.m., Saturday, December 14, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born Jan. 12, 1924, in Van Wert County, to Albert and Veronica (Schon) Kimmet who preceded her in death. On June 2, 1948, she married Alfred H. Ebbeskotte who preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 1988.
Mrs. Ebbeskotte was a 1944 graduate of St. Rita's School of Nursing. She retired from Lima Convalescent Home as a Registered Charge Nurse. She was a member of St. Gerard's Catholic Church and its Altar Rosary Society, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Aerie #370, V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 1275 and St. Rita's Alumni.
Surviving are 5 children: James A (Susan) Ebbeskotte of Lima, David J. (Lisa) Ebbeskotte of Hurricane, WV, Janet (Damian) Sterrett of Lima, Mary Kay Jettinghoff of Ft. Wayne and Jo Ellen (Richard) Ooten of John's Creek, GA.; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law: Eileen Joseph and Helen Kimmett, both of Delphos.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Nathaniel Sterrett and brothers-John Kimmet and James Kimmett.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, in St. Gerard's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Medical Center Coronary Care Unit or the
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