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Jane L. Rutter

July 17, 1923 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 94)
Jane Louise Rutter, 94, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017.

She was born on July 17, 1923 in Indiana Harbor, Indiana. She started working at a young age during the Great Depression,  selling cosmetics at Kleinman's Drugstore in Indiana Harbor. Later, she went on to work for JCPenney's selling cosmetics in Gary, Indiana. She met and married Edward H. Rutter in 1959.  They moved to Kansas City in the early 90's to be closer to family. She continued her retail career selling clothing at August Maxx Woman and became a fashion consultant. During her time there, she received many awards for selling millions of dollars in merchandise. This was a career that she truly loved! Jane loved caring for her children and grandchildren when she was able, and cooking big family dinners.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Jozef and Helen Zawacki, sister, Delores Ann Cunningham; grandson, Shane Kijurina and her husband, Edward H. Rutter Sr.

Survivors include her daughter, Ellen Hubbard (Gary); son, George Kijurina; son, Edward H. Rutter Jr. (Candace); sister, Irene McKeever; brother, Henry Zawacki; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
November 11, 2017

10:30 AM
Christ the King Parish
3024 N. 53rd Street
Kansas City, KS 66104

Graveside Service
November 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Fort Leavenworth
881 McClellan Ave
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027

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