Jane Davis Zwayer
Jane Davis Zwayer, 92, of Piqua and formerly of Delaware died at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday (March 28, 2012) at Piqua Manor.
She was born Oct. 17, 1919, in Delaware to the late John E. and Grace (Miller) Davis. She married Gerald “Jerry” Zwayer on Dec. 19, 1943, in Delaware; he preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2004. Mrs. Zwayer was a 1937 graduate of Frank B. Willis High School, a 1939 graduate of Bliss Business College and attended The Ohio State University. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Jane was the past president of Entri Nous Women’s Club of Peoria, Ill., and was an avid golfer and bridge player while living in Peoria, Western Springs, Ill., and Piqua. She worked for Pretty Penny, a women’s shop in Western Springs, and upon returning to Piqua, she worked for Barclay’s for four years.
Survivors include a son, Gary (Laura) Zwayer of The Villages, Fla.; a daughter, Janet Converse of Piqua; two grandchildren, Amanda (Ed) Frantzen of LaGrange, Ill., and Joseph Converse of Toledo; and three great-grandchildren, Max, Emily and Zander Frantzen.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Zach Davis; and a sister, Ruth Davis.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being conducted through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Piqua Education Foundation, 719 E. Ash St., Piqua, OH 45356.
Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.