Jane (Nowack) Kahn, 83, of Amber Ridge Assisted Living, Moline, died Monday, May 21, 2018, in Rock Island.
Her funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Church, 4801 44th St., Rock Island. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, has charge of arrangements.
Jane was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Philadelphia, Pa. to Charles and Ruth (Chubbs) Cahall. She was later adopted by her stepfather, Robert Dersham and moved with her family to Illinois in 1949. Jane graduated from Geneseo High School in 1953.
Jane first married E. Elmer Nowack in 1953. They were divorced. On July 17, 1976, Jane married Bernard Kahn in Rock Island. They moved to Pontiac to follow his work with Caterpillar in the 1980s. He died July 23, 2015.
Jane spent the early years of her first marriage farming and raising her three children. Later, she worked in various health care jobs including in children and family services and visiting nurses associations. Jane also worked as a mental health tech in the Quad Cities area. After moving to Pontiac, Jane worked in activities at Evenglow Lodge for a few years.
Survivors include her children, David (Beth) Nowack, East Moline, John Nowack, Moline; and one stepson, David Kahn of Moline; three grandchildren, Amy (Johnathan) Walters of Montgomery, Brett Nowack, stationed on the USS Boise in Norfolk, Va., Brian Nowack of East Moline; five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Caitlin and Jack Walters, all of Montgomery and Xander and Jace Nowack of East Moline; and one brother, Charles (Rita) Cahall of Hollywood, Pa. Jane touched many lives and a large extended family will miss her very much.
Jane was also preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Kay Nowack; her parents and stepparents; a sister, Ruth Floto; and brother-in-law, Bill Floto.
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