Jane L. Royer, 81, of Appleton Wis., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, Dec 2, 2013, at the Appleton Health Care Center.
She was born April 6, 1932, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Morton and Nell (Porter) Winkler. Jane married Eugene Royer Sr. and moved to Perkins Mich., in 1960 where they raised their family. She was an avid card player and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her sisters and grandchildren, and crocheting. She worked for a while at Woolworths Dept. Store and for the Foster Grandparent program at Mid Peninsula Schools, but her longest job was as a homemaker. Jane enjoyed going to the Casino, and taking a chance on winning the big pot.
Jane is survived by her sons, Steven (Janet) Royer of Trenary MI., Timothy (Robin) Royer of Howard Grove WI, Terry (Susan) Royer of Perkins MI, and Mark (Teri) Royer of Neenah WI, daughter, Lynnette Royer of Bridgeport MI. and Daughter-in-law Susan (Tracy) Royer of Freedom WI. Stepchildren Eugene (Rita) Royer of Reno Nevada, Bonnie Homsey of Mt. Clemens MI, and Patricia (Joe) Balone of Mt. Clemens MI, Sisters Patricia (Clinton) Gressel of Nineveh, IN, Roseann (Marvin) Hodgins of Mt. Clemens, MI, Debbie (Kevin Baldwin) Jasmund of Escanaba, MI, brothers, Bob (Ruth) Jasmund of Escanaba, MI. Numerous grandchildren, including Steven Jr., Leviathan, Timothy Jr., Jessica, David, Eric, Nathan, Nicole, Thomas, Jacob, Taylor, and great grandchildren, Natalie, Mitchell, and Henry along with several nieces and nephews and special friends Jody Flath and Karen Demuse.
In addition to her parents and husband, son Tracy Royer, stepfather Arthur Jasmund, stepbrothers, John and Michael Jasmund, and special friend Francis Ferrier preceded her in death.