Jane Christen, 102, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2021, at her Rock Port, Missouri, home.
Jane was born on January 9, 1919, in Oregon, Missouri, to Winfield S. and Ida Mae (Donovan) Hodgin. She graduated from Oregon High School in 1936.
Jane worked at First Stockyards Bank in St. Joseph, the Holt County FSA Office, the Atchison County FSA Office, and the Bank of Atchison County. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Rock Port, where she taught Sunday school for 70 years.
Jane married Wesley Christen in 1942, and they were married 60 years before Wesley passed away. Also preceding her in death were her parents; son, Joe Christen; brothers, W. Ray Hodgin and Leo Scott “Jack” Hodgin; sisters, Blanche Springer, Marie Morgan, Thelma Hedgepeth, and Cordonna Klink; and two infant siblings.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jane Christen of Rock Port—–; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2021, at First Christian Church, Rock Port. Services are under the direction of Chamberlain Funeral Home in Rock Port. Online condolences may be left at www.chamberlainfuneral.com.