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Jane Thurston Hahne

1929 - 2021

Danville, IL


Danville - Jane Thurston Hahne, of Danville, passed in her home surrounded by loved ones on July 3, 2021 at the age of 92.

Jane was born on March 11, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jane will forever be known for the diehard Boston Red Sox and Ohio State fan she was. Along with raising her seven children, Jane was a secretary at the Hahne family business for many years, her talents were immense: she loved to golf, she knew no artistic medium she couldn't conquer: the best was her ability to knit, (for herself and well as the many children that have come through the years), smart as a whip she could beat anyone at a crossword puzzle race, and considered to be a pinball wizard. Every Sunday one could fine Jane bright and early at Cahill's Family Pancake House for a family breakfast. Jane was always feisty and fiery but one to always be there for those she loved to encourage and guide one down their own path with a quirk of her own sense of humor. "Grammy" was honest in every word she spoke and made it known that if you put your mind to it you can do it.

Jane is survived by her children Hazlett (Theresa) Hahne, Susan (Richard) Drake, James (Kelly) Hahne, Nancy (Tony) Konieczki, Molly (Keith) Woods; 25 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren. Jane will be greatly missed and forever in the hearts of those who knew her.

Jane was preceded in death by her twin sister Susan Webber, sister Nancy Putnam, and parents Polly Collins and Harrington Thurston, husband Leslie Charles Hahne Jr, son Leslie Charles "Chuck" Hahne III, and daughter Polly Hahne Woolford.

A Private Mass of Christian Burial was held at Resurrection Cemetery. Father Bo Schmitt officiated. Inurnment was in Resurrection Cemetery. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, Illinois, 3940 N Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61834 assisted the family with arrangements.

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Mert Reed

July 17, 2021 10:43 AM

Nancy and family.... Jane was a member of our Rivercrest Ladies Golf League for many years, and she brought so much  fun and laughter to our group!  She had a spunk and vitality that inspired us all!  We all will miss her so much, and we will remember to keep smiling, even after the bad shots! :)  God bless her soul! 🙏

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