Jane Wilson, 91, of Lakeside entered eternal rest on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
Jane Hoffman Wilson was born to Homer and Mabel Hoffman on Oct. 13, 1927, at the Turtleback Ranch, Wheatland, Wyo. She graduated from Wheatland High School and attended the University of Wyoming. She was a lifetime member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She met Melvin “Bus” Wilson, at a bull sale in Alliance, and they married Sept. 17, 1949. They spent their life together on the ranch north of Lakeside.
Jane had an appreciation for nature, which included sustaining and maintaining the natural wonders of the sandhills. Her curiosity about the world was fulfilled by reading. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends. Over the years, she took an active interest in the lives of her children and grandchildrens’ various sports and activities. She was an active member of the Lakeside United Methodist. Jane lived her life with joy, grace, and kindness.
Jane is survived by her six children Blaine (Charlie) Wilson, Janet (Don) Buffington, Janice Brogan, Janie Wilson-Lessman (Darwin), Jan Wilson (Tom McInnis), Bryan (Debbie) Wilson; grandchildren Jaclyn Wilson, Brett (Paula) Wilson, Tyson (Tara) Buffington, Joe Buffington, Jim (Jodi) Buffington, Kent Buffington, Bartley (Kaylee) Brogan, Brady (Shelby Wodke) Brogan, Bryant, Braydon, and Julia Wilson; 11 great-grandchildren; sister in-law Cheryl Wilkinson; many nieces and nephews; and her furry friends Josie and Cleo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, brother John and sister-in-law Banny Hoffman, brother Homer Hoffman, Jr., sister Julia and brother-in-law Harlan Butler, brother-in-law Johnie Wilkinson, sister and brother-in-law,Arline and Harvey Decker, niece Dru (Decker) Silva, and son-in-law Joe Brogan.
Jane’s memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Lakeside United Methodist Church. Memorials have been established in her memory for Lakeside United Methodist Church, 1753 304th Trail, Lakeside, NE 69351 and Providing Animals With Shelter (P.A.W.S), ℅ Dede Deveny, P.O. Box 117, Alliance, NE 69301.
Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com with Bates-Gould Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.