Jane Smilanich

June 23, 1958 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 63)



Jane Tafel Smilanich passed away peacefully at her home in Aurora on June 5th after a brief illness.
Born on June 23, 1958, Jane married Michael J. Smilanich on December 31, 1985.  Over the years Jane and Mick adopted several rescue labs, and Stella, Jane’s yellow lab will miss her dearly.
Jane loved learning new things, and particularly enjoyed watching horse racing, baking and beautifying her home and gardens.
Jane is preceded in death by her beloved husband Mick, her father Robert and brother Frederick Tafel.
Jane is survived by her mother Evelyne (Bosma); her sister in law Deborah; and her nieces Kathryn (Matthew) Newton and Elena (Keith Yoder) Tafel.  Jane will be truly missed by her family and neighborhood friends.
There will be no calling hours and a private burial will be held at a later date at Aurora Cemetery.  Arrangements by Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua where condolences and memories may be viewed.

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