Jane Hokeness, 69, of Rushmore, MN died peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the Adrian Country Living Cottages. Jane was born on August 23, 1951, in Winona, MN to Francis and Mary Stoltz. Jane graduated from Winona Cotter High School and then went to tech school to be a stewardess in Minneapolis. It was there she met Jack Hokeness and on July 22, 1972 they married and later moved to a farm near Rushmore, MN. To this union, Jane was blessed with four children: Chad, Troy, Sara and Lori. Jane enjoyed helping mentor her own children and others - she worked many years as a paraprofessional at Adrian Elementary Schools. She will be remembered by all for her smile, generosity and commitment to being a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother. Some fond memories from her family include:
Jane is survived by her husband, Jack Hokeness; her sons Chad (Stacey) Hokeness of Adrian, MN and Troy (Desirée) Hokeness of Sioux Falls, SD; her daughters Sara Hokeness (fiancé Mike Detert) of Sioux Falls, SD and Lori (Matt) Eichner of Los Altos Hills, CA; grandchildren: Haley (Brandon) Berglund, Jackie (Matt) Slater, Rylie and Carter Hokeness; Carson, Emerson, and Addisyn Hokeness; Jasmine Peiper and Brooklyn Christie; Jackson and Nate Eichner; great granddaughters Bristlyn & Briar Berglund; sisters SeAnn Heusinkveld, Karen Wiczek, Debra Stoltz, and Cathy Polus; brothers Allen Stoltz, Gary Stoltz, Rodney Stoltz, Brian Stoltz, Francis, Jr. Stoltz, and John Stoltz.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Mary Stoltz; brother Paul Stoltz; and grandson Landon Hokeness.
Arrangements are under the care of Dingmann Funeral Home of Adrian, where they will be hosting a private ceremony and prayer service on Tuesday July 13th.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are recommended to these organizations that were important to Jane: Adrian Country Living Cottage - 200 7th St W, Adrian, MN 56110 and the Upper Midwest Multiple Sclerosis Society - https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/MNM.