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“I just found out about Jane. I'm so sorry for your loss. We had some good memories together from the Wells Hospital. ”
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“Sorry for your loss.Enjoyed visiting with Jane when I worked at the Shepard Inn years ago ”
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Jane Frances Stenzel, age 85, of Wells, MN died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Pathstone Living in Mankato, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Casimir Catholic Church with Fr. Peter Klein officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will take place at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery in Wells. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family. Memorials are preferred to the Diocese of Winona for TV Mass.

Jane was born May 25, 1932 on the farm in Matawan, MN, one of seven children and the eldest daughter of Joseph and Clara (Dulas) Bushlack. She was united in marriage to David F. Stenzel May 1, 1951 in Wells, MN. She worked for many years as an LPN at the Wells Hospital. Jane attended the University of Minnesota – Waseca. She had worked in activities, and enjoyed sharing trivia with residents of Country Neighbors in New Richland, The Shepherd's Inn in Wells, and Nicollet Place in Blue Earth for many years. Jane also had her own route delivering newspapers for the Star Tribune.

Jane was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church, where she was active in CCW, Rosary Society, and Monday Morning Quilters. She has been a member of the Wells VFW Auxiliary since 1964. She was also a member of the Birthday Club. Jane was known for her delicious sun dill pickles, most of which she shared with her friends and family. Jane's family was the most important thing to her. She loved spending time with her children, and adored each of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Jane is survived by her children: Linnie (Brenda) Stenzel of North Mankato, MN, and Terry Stenzel of Wells, MN; 3 grandchildren: Eric (Jessica) Stenzel of North Mankato, MN, Keith (Katie) Stenzel of St. Peter, MN, and Emily (Justin) Rothstein of St. Cloud, MN; 4 great-grandchildren: Mikaela, Cody, and Brooke Stenzel, and Nolan Stenzel; brothers: Vern (Marmie) Bushlack of Rochester, MN, and Mark "Mick" (Sharon) Bushlack of Longmont, CO; sisters-in-law: Lois Bushlack of New Richland, MN, and Nancy Bushlack of Waseca, MN many nieces, nephews and their families.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; siblings: Ray, Gene, Jim and Collette Bushlack.