September 15, 2014

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Jane Adelle Davies Holloway Print E-mail

Dec. 21, 1923-Sept. 2, 2013

Jane died on Sept. 2, 2013 at Fairhaven Senior Services, in Whitewater.  She was 89 years old, and the last surviving sibling of her family. She was born Dec. 21, 1923 on the Davies family farm in Wild Rose to Daniels and Sara Davies, the sixth of seven children. The family thrived with the attention of grandparents and the many aunts and uncles who lived nearby. Her memory of the warmth and community of those days remained with her always.

Jane attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a degree in Home Economics Education. She was the county home economics extension agent in Manitowoc County for two years, helping homemakers apply best practices to raising their families. She married Floyd Holloway, of Union Grove on Oct. 4, 1947 at the Wild Rose Presbyterian Church in Wild Rose. Together they built a home on the Holloway Heritage Farms, Union Grove, WI where they raised four children, celebrating 65 years of marriage last fall.

She was an instructor in the interior design program at Gateway Technical Institute for 25 years, an expert in textiles and furniture, retiring in 1988.

She is survived by her husband: Floyd; two daughters: Sharron Topping (Charles Allen) and Elizabeth (Mark) Schar; two sons: John (Leslie) and Richard (Barbara); and nine grandchildren.

Memorial gifts can be made to Hearthstone Memory Care at Fairhaven Senior Services, 435 W. Starin Rd., Whitewater, WI 53190; Caersalem Cemetery Association, W7329 Alp Court, Wild Rose, WI 54984; or Westosha Central High School Foundation   P.O. Box 38, Salem, WI 53168

Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory, Union Grove, is assisting the family,


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