ELKHART — Elinor Jane Growcock, 92, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, at East Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Jane was born Jan. 6, 1922, to Chester B and Nina M. (Horn) Amsden in Goshen.
On Aug. 16, 1941, she married Richard Growcock. He preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2004.
Jane is survived by her daughters, Susan D. Growcock and Sandra L. Grove (Ben), both of Elkhart; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Richard J. Growcock, sisters Ethel Newcomer, Evelyn Madlem, Mary Lou Stump and Doris Yohn and brothers Chester, William, Donald, Arthur and Bernard Amsden.
Jane graduated from Elkhart Business College in 1940. She worked at CTS for 18 years, until retiring in 1970. She and Dick traveled in their Air Stream until settling in Winter Garden, Fla.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 9, at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Union Center Cemetery in Nappanee.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be directed to www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com.