Mary Jane Jenkins, 93, of Peru, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo.
She was born on August 16, 1928 in Waupecong, Indiana to Floyd and Lovina (Hahn) Mygrant. She married Kelton Jenkins, and he preceded her in death on April 15, 2003. Mary Jane had been a bus driver at Maconaquah, and also drove a grain truck on their farm. She enjoyed quilting, camping, and playing cards.
She is survived by her son Jay (Julie) Jenkins, as well as grandchildren Jyl (Jason) Schleper, Justin (Diem) Jenkins, and Stephanie (Pian) Prostell, and great-grandchildren Nina Vo, Brayden Schleper, Madison Jenkins, Alex Schleper, Logan Schleper, Keighan Hayes, Keron Hullum, J'rae Hayes, Rhian Prostell, Lhoryn Prostell, and Harper Prostell. Also surviving is a sister, Barbara Bahney of Gilead, Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Robert Jenkins, son Kelly Jenkins, daughter Ruth Anna Bare, son-in-law Ted Bare, grandson Jeremy Bare; as well as brothers Elbert Mygrant and Everett Mygrant, and sisters Evelyn McMahan, Bonnie Mygrant, Molly Saltz, Marth Ann Aikman, and Alice Berkheiser.
Visitation will be held from 11am – 2pm on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 2pm. Burial will take place at Santa Fe Cemetery in Miami County, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Jane (Mygrant) Jenkins, please visit our floral store.
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123