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“Thinking of you as you pass through one of life's great trials. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Bryan Carpenter - Clive, IA

“Joe, Jane and I send our sympathies out to you and your family and friends for the loss of your long time partner and friend and loved one. We go...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Ralph Leto - Des Moines, IA

“Joe, Sorry to hear of Jane's passing. Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Dot & Harrt Owen - Georgetown, TX

“Deepest sympathy to you Joe and your family.May she Rest In Peace. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Loueen Lange

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest condolences to the family. Jane was a pure soul and a lovely person. Rest in peace. Sharon Long and family ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: SHARON Long - Indianola, IA

“Our deepest condolences to the Mc ”
7 of 24 | Posted by: SHARON LONG

“So sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for your family. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Paula Bain - Altoona, IA

“My thoughts and prayers to your family at this time, that you may find peace and comfort.Zita Lovell ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Zita Lovell - Des Moines, IA

“So sorry for your loss Joe. Your in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God Bless. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Deana Wurst - Stuart, IA - Friend

“Dear McCurnin Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your wife/mom/grandmother/gr-grandmother, Jane. It may have been decades since I last...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Scott Delker - Hercules, CA

“Heartfelt condolences, Joe, and my sincere esteem for the loving care you provided to Jane during the final chapter of her life. Well Done! ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Schwab - Redfield, IA

“Heartfelt condolences, Joe, and my sincere esteem for the loving care you provided to Jane during the final chapter of her life. Well Done! ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Schwab - Redfield, IA

“Joe--Sorry to hear about Jane. Thinking about you. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Gerry & Susie Swartzbaugh - IA

“I am very sorry to hear of Jane's passing. ..My thoughts and prayers go out to the McCurnin family. May happy memories bring love and laughter to...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Van Every - Des Moines, IA

“May God be with you until we meet again! ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Joyce Williams - Daytona Beach, FL

“Have thought about you and Jane over the years but never took time to find out how you were, So sorry to hear about Jane. May God be with you and...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: James M. Boots Boots - IA

“Condolences to you Joe & family ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Williams

“Joe & your family,Pat and I are so sorry to hear of Jane's passing. Our prayers are offered up to you & your family during this time of sorrow. May...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Frank & Pat Sarcone - Ankeny, IA

“Sorry to hear about the passing of your wife. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Vande Lune - Urbandale, IA

“I'm sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Tom Fisher - Clive, IA - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the McCurnin family. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Bud & Jennifer Walter - Oakdale, MN

“Joe, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family as you grieve the loss of Your Jane. Don and Pat ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Don Armington - CLIVE, IA

“Joe, lots of prayers my friend for your loss! The wing has your 6!!! Chief G ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Terry Greenfield - Story City, IA


Jane Frances McCurnin, 75, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, May 22, 2020 surrounded by her family. Jane was born on April 20, 1945 to Barbara and A.P. Davitt. She was raised on a Warren County farm along with her siblings Philip, Mary, Joann, Dorothy, Robert, and Helen. She attended Martensdale and Indianola schools, graduating from Indianola High School in 1963.

In January of 1965, she was united in marriage to Donald (Joe) McCurnin in Churchville, Iowa. This marriage began a 55-year role for Jane as wife, mother, and grandmother. In each role, she served with great distinction and possessed the warmest of smiles, a soft touch, and a quick wit.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother (Philip), a sister (Dorothy), and an infant child. She is survived by her husband (Joe) and their children; Pat (Denise) of West Chester, OH, Mike (Julie) of Norwalk, Brian (Debbie) of Delmar, MD, Annette (Jeff) DeFrancisco of Johnston, Michelle (Dan) Andrews of Ames, twelve grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.

The family will hold a private celebration of life ceremony at a future date.

The family would like to thank all care-team members at both Wesley Life Hospice and Home Care Assistance for their skill, care, and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Food Bank of Iowa (foodbankiowa.org).