Jane E. Sharp, 84

Jane E. Sharp, 84, formerly of Roann, died at 4:54 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

She was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Etna Green, to John Ganshorn and Mary Agness (Hatfield) Anglin.

Jane was a 1949 graduate of Bourbon High School.  She married Raymond S. Sharp in Columbia City, on Oct. 26, 1952; he died Dec. 10, 1979. 

She retired from Wabash Magnetics in 1997 after 31 years.  She attended the Wabash Alliance Church.  Jane made quilts for all of her grandchildren, enjoyed IU Basketball, knitting and gardening, and loved her family.  She has lived at Wellbrooke the past 2½ years. 

She is survived by four children, Kenneth (Mary) Sharp of Peru, Joseph (Lisa) Sharp of Roann, Jacqueline (Leslie) Mittank of Wabash, and Cathie (Richard) Conley of Peru; 11 grandchildren, Natasha (Nathan) Minns of Terre Haute, Amber (Auner) Lopez of Peru, Brian (April) Sharp of Terre Haute, Beth (Jeff) Yates of Fort Wayne, Aaron (Trista) Mittank of Marysville, Ohio, Justin (Amber) Sharp of Sumpter, S.C., Michelle (Jason) Turley and Ashley Sharp, both of Peru, Mike (Nikki) Amburgey of Vincennes, Curtis Amburgey of Huntington, Jason Holley of Wabash, and Cory Sheppard of Logansport; 27 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Phyllis Scott and Margaret (Max) Weakly, both of Bourbon. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Tony Sharp, and three brothers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Jeff Yates officiating.  Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery.  Friends may call 2-6 pm Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is American Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Jane may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Feb 18