Jane Toy Stevenson
Jane Toy Stevenson, 86, of Cedar Rapids, and most recently a resident of Ridge View Assisted Living, died Thursday, May 28, 2009, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. A private service was held. Visitation was held June 1 at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, where a wake service was held.
Survivors include her children, Judy Hronek (Jim) of Madison, Wis., Linda Hansen of Cedar Rapids and David Stevenson (Jan Mullin) of Swisher; four grandchildren, Beth Holznagel (Gary), Bob Hronek (Kathy), Scott Hansen and Brian Hansen; and four great-grandchildren, Katelyn Hronek, Jake Hronek, Austin Holznagel and Aubrey Holznagel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; sister, Joyce Kulling; and brother, Jimmy Toy.
Jane was born Aug. 17, 1922, in Rouseville, Pa., daughter of Leroy and Nevada Feeley Toy. She married John R. Stevenson there on June 5, 1942. Jane was employed at Iowa National Mutual Insurance Co. in the claims department for 18 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of the Elmcrest Country Club and Elks Club. She enjoyed trips to the casino, shopping for shoes and was an avid reader. Jane was a real card player. She thoroughly enjoyed getting together with her bridge groups to play Bridge and Gin Rummy.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.
The family would like to express its gratitude to the staffs of RidgeView Assisted Living and the Mercy Hospice House.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, National MS Society and the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy.