Jane Stiffler Dec. 24, 1943 –Nov. 15, 2021

Jane Stiffler

      Jane Stiffler, age 77, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 at her home following a sudden illness. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday morning, Nov. 19, 2021 at Peace United Church of Christ, Monticello with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Friends called from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Pastor Frank Shephard  officiated at the services.

      Surviving are four sons, Dennis (Pam) , Scott , Will (Korri) , Zebb (Jennifer), 11 grandchildren, Sarah, David, Jason, Bryant, Lucas, Alex, Kinsey, Nicholas, Tyler, Amelia and Emma, a great-grandson Renley, five siblings, Joann Malley, Joyce Hill, Susan (Marty) Miller, Shirley Zumbrunnen and Steve Zumbrunnen, and three brothers-in-law, Clifford Bickel, Paul Stiffler, Colin (Carol) Stiffler. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Matt in 2001 and husband Russell in 2018, two sisters Judy Bickel and Sharon Zumbrunnen and a brother-in-law Keith Stiffler.

      Jane Ann Zumbrunnen was born Dec. 24, 1943 at John McDonald Hospital, Monticello, Iowa. She was the daughter of Harold and Helen Zeadow, Zumbrunnen. Jane graduated from Monticello Community Schools with the class of 1961. Jane worked as a waitress and also at Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids. Jane married Russell Stiffler on April 30, 1966 at Peace United Church of Christ. She was a stay-at-home mom for many years raising her five sons. She returned to the working force doing day care in her home and later working in housekeeping at the Anamosa Care Center.
She loved her time spent with family, doing sewing, cross stich and crosswords as well as Yahtzee.


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