Jane Anderson, 76, of West Point died Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Premier Estates in West Point. Funeral services will be 1:30pm on Friday, February 8 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point with Reverend Richard Bringewatt as officiant. Burial will be at the Beemer Cemetery with lunch following at the church hall. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00pm to 7:00pm with family receiving friends from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Stokely Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran School. Arrangements by Stokely Funeral Home.
Jane Dian Ludwig was born May 13, 1942 in West Point to Harry and Adele (Schmidt) Ludwig. She attended West Point District 28 elementary school, graduated from Concordia High School in Seward in 1960, and graduated from Concordia Teacher’s College in Seward in 1965. On June 4, 1964, Jane married Wesley Daberkow at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point. The couple had five children: Lisa, Sarah, John, James and Rachel. On November 9, 1984, Jane married Rodger Anderson at St. Paul Lutheran Church in West Point.
Jane began her career as a Lutheran school teacher in Nebraska and Indiana. Later, she attained her Certified Nursing Assistant, which afforded her the opportunity to work with her sister, Marian. She ended her career as a home healthcare provider, caring for many wonderful people. Jane was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid, and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Jane was a great supporter of the military, including her membership to the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was very proud of her sons (John – Air Force, James - NE Air Guard), daughter-in-law (Bernadette Steele - Air Force) and son-in-law (Rob Brogan – Air Force). She also was a staple at the local Relay for Life and other cancer benefits. She and Rodger enjoyed traveling, often to visit family. Jane was full of laughter and hugs, converting many strangers to friends.
Survivors include her husband, Rodger of West Point; children, Lisa (Dan) Stalp of Overland Park, KS, Sarah (Mike) Reifenrath of Wynot, John (Bernadette) Daberkow stationed with the Air Force in Washington DC, James (Michelle) Daberkow of Lincoln, and Rachel (Robert) Brogan of Parker, CO; sister Marian (Melburn) Brockmann of West Point; grandchildren Mackenzie, Sydney, Jackson, and Dominic Stalp, Alea, Lucas, Braeden and Adelyn Jane Reifenrath, Helena, Hailey, and Arthur Daberkow, Callum Daberkow, and Ruby Jane and Rosa Brogan. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Harry & Adele; her parents-in-law, Eldred and Marian Anderson; brother-in-law, John Anderson; and granddaughter, Mika Kaylen Daberkow.
In her words, 'We had a ball… Jesus, get ready, I am coming home.'