The Free Press, Mankato, MN


January 19, 2013

Jane A. LeFebvre

—   Jane Ann LeFebvre, age 77, of Lake Crystal, died on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato.

  A Memorial Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Lake Crystal Mortuary.

  Jane was born on May 14, 1935 in Ironwood, MI to Stanley and Ann (Kropko) Nezworski.  She grew up in Ironwood, MI where her family owned and operated a grocery store.  Jane was united in marriage to Donald LeFebvre and they later divorced.  She was a teacher for many years before going back to college to earn her degree in nursing.  She was an RN at the Comfrey Hospital and the St. Peter State Hospital before retiring.  Jane enjoyed going to garage sales and antiquing.  She collected old radios and film projectors.  Jane also enjoyed fishing in her younger years, reading, woodworking, crafts, shopping with friends, visiting with her grandchildren, and her dog, Buttons.  She loved helping others and was always making gift baskets and delivering them to people.

  Jane is survived by her daughter, Ann (Jon) Ruch of Garden City; grandchildren, Daniel, Amanda, and Kiana Ruch; and her beloved dog, Buttons.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Stanley.

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