Jane Cradick Schake, 89, of Springfield, died at 5:16 am, Monday, May 30, 2011 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born June 23, 1921 in St. Louis, MO to Thomas J. and Alice Burke Cradick. She married Harry George Schake, Sr. on June 15, 1946 and he died on November 8, 2009.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, an infant son, two brothers and four sisters. She is survived by four children; Harry “Hank” (Marilyn) Schake, Jr, Kathleen Keane and Stephen Schake all of the St. Louis area and Mary Jane (Jeff) Boyer of Springfield; seven grandchildren, Christopher (Melissa) Schake, Katy (Clinton) Hague, Murray (Matt) Pritzel, Olivia Schake, Patrick Boyer, Daniel Schake and Alison Boyer and four great-grandchildren; Caroline and Eleanor Schake and Delaney and Grady Hague, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jane was a member of Christ the King Church since 1971. She was also a member of several Bridge Clubs, Meals on Wheels and formerly involved in Newcomers and Cache’ Club. She was a resident of Springfield for 40 years. Jane was a real estate agent and retired in 1986.
Visitation: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Christ the King Church.
Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Christ the King Church with Msgr. David Lantz and Reverend Gerard Garrigan officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John’s Hospice.