News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 24, 2013

Jane Passen


JASONVILLE — Jane Passen, 91, of Jasonville, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Sullivan County Community Hospital, in Sullivan. She was born Dec. 5, 1921, in Jasonville, to Clarence Raymond Humphrey and Reba (Lucas) Humphrey.

Survivors include her sister-in-law, Pat Humphrey of Jasonville; granddaughters, Amy and Jeremy Mullins of Fishers, Jill Passen and Cassie Passen; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Ella Mullins; and a nephew, Bert Utterback of Terre Haute

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Passen, who passed away Sept. 25, 1978; son, Terry Passen; grandson, Todd Passen; sister, Barbara Utterback; and brother, Bill Humphrey.   

She had worked as a cook for the Metropolitan School District of Shakamak in the elementary cafeteria. She was a member of the Jasonville United Methodist Church.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Lebanon Cemetery, in Midland, with Pastor Mark Messmer officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home.