Jane E. Scott (71) of Springfield


Published on October 10 2019 7:55 am


Jane E. Scott, 71, of Springfield, IL, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12 at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Effingham.

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Jane was born on August 27, 1948, in Effingham, IL, the daughter of Lloyd and Madonna (Zacha) Sipes. She was married to James Scott and they later divorced.

Jane graduated from Effingham High School and attended Southern Illinois University. She retired from the U.S. Post Office as Postmaster of Buffalo, IL. She became a caregiver after retirement. Jane was an avid gardener, musician, and artist. She made many friends and enjoyed her travels. “Aunt Jane” was loved by all her nieces and nephews. She lived life passionately every day.

Jane is survived by her sister, Judith (Verne) Wilhelm of Marquette, MI; brother, James (Sheila) Sipes of Effingham; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.