JANE ELLEN DEGAN PORTAGE, IN Jane Ellen DeGan, age 83, of Portage and formerly of Miller Beach passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Crown Point, IN at the St. Anthony's Hospice Center. She was born March 13, 1929 in Michigan City, IN to the late Carl H. and Katherine (Hartke) Krueger. On April 25, 1948, Jane married Thomas A. DeGan in Gary. She was a member of the Wirt High School Graduates of 1946 Social Club, the Stacks Lanes Bowlers and was an avid Bears fan. Jane was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. She was the beloved mother of five children. Jane is survived by three sons: Thomas (Verlane) DeGan, II of Cedar Lake, John (Pat) DeGan of Schererville, and Terry (Lezlie) DeGan of Marietta, GA; two daughters: Cynthia DeGan of Portage and Laura DeGan of Lake Station; six grandchildren: Michael, Christina, Aaron, Sean, Meghan, and Dylan; two brothers: Dr. John E. Krueger of Bloomington and Tom Krueger of Madison, WI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; parents; and grandson, Tommy A. DeGan, III. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2012 at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage with Pastor Jerry Greer officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Portage. Visitation is Sunday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. For information, please call, 219-762-3013 or online at: www.reesfuneralhomes.com
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Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel - Portage
5341 Central Ave. Portage, IN 46368
Published in The Times on Nov. 23, 2012