Jane Patricia Czech
Jane Patricia Czech
  • August 1, 1929 - September 21, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Jane Patricia Czech, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was born to the late Alvin and Gertrude (Love) Melchior. A longtime parishioner of St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, she was a devoted volunteer in the Soup Kitchen and parish. She also was an accomplished seamstress and artist. Her greatest love was her family.

Jane is survived by her daughters, Jenny (Jack) Dunifon, Mary Czech, Julie (Randy) Crouch, and Lena (Dean) Hackett; grandchildren, Meredith (Phill) Parnin, Martin Dunifon, Joseph Crouch, Jacob (Lauren) Crouch, Rachel (Justin) McCabe, Ian Hackett, Sophia Hackett, and Isabelle Hackett; 7 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Robert Gunzenhauser; and sister-in-law, Lynn Melchior. She was preceded in death by her husband, August Czech, and by her siblings, Jacqueline Gunzenhauser and Michael Melchior.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church (1101 S. Lafayette Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802) from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, September 29, 2017, at the church at 9:30 am with burial to follow at Covington Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen (P.O. Box 11383, Fort Wayne, IN 46857-1383) or Bishop Luers Theater Department (333 E. Paulding Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46816).