Mary Jane “Jane” Luck, 88, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, met her Savior October 10, 2019. Jane was born July 19, 1931, to William Clay Elson and Irene Elizabeth (Wilson) Elson. She grew up in North Canton, Ohio, and graduated from Heidelberg College where she met the love of her life, Herbert Luck. They married June 5, 1954, and moved to Midland. She taught elementary school for three years, including one year at Glasgow Elementary, and was administrative assistant at Parkdale Elementary for ten years.
Jane was known for her love for Jesus and ensured that her family felt cherished every day. She was a wonderful homemaker and seamstress who will be remembered for her pie baking! Jane was involved in her church, local Bible study groups and led a worship and prayer-filled life. She enjoyed the beauty of God’s creations at their cottage on Manistee Lake.
Jane was preceded in death by her mother, father and great-granddaughter, Mayah. She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Marci (Keith) Thurlow and Cindy (Wayne) Winslow; grandchildren Mallery, Alyssa, Brooke and Barry; great-grandchildren Jayvan and Asher; and sister Sara McMann.
Visitation will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home Thursday, October 17, from 4-7 pm. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 18, 2019, at Midland Free Methodist Church at 10 am with visitation at 9:30 am with Pastor Gene LeForge officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haiti Foundation Against Poverty (www.haitipoverty.org) or Midland Free Methodist Church.