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Jane Lance

November 1, 1939 — June 11, 2016

Eureka- Jane E. Lance, 76, of Eureka, IL, passed away at 2:48 pm on Saturday June 11, 2016 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.

She was born on November 1, 1939 in Peoria, IL to Francis and Elizabeth Irons Moreland. She married Richard G. Lance on March 7, 1959 in Peoria and enjoyed 56 years together. He passed away on March 4, 2015.

Surviving is one daughter, Vivian (Jack) Hagaman of Morton; two sons, Russell G. Lance of Jacksonville, FL; Ronald G. (Tarry) Lance of El Paso, IL; one brother, Donald (Judy) Moreland of Peoria; three sisters, Margaret (Duane) Ambrose; Phyllis (Donald) Fox; Kathy (Dewey) Kraushaar; eight grandchildren, Amanda Opper Carlton; Shawn Opper; Angela Opper, Samantha Lance; Reid G. Lance; Riley G. Lance; Rayce G. Lance; Royal G. Lance; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Tom Moreland and one sister, Joy Koehler.

Jane had worked for the Eureka Police Department earlier in her career, but last worked as office manager for Citizens Real Estate and Property Management in Peoria.

She was a member of the Eureka Church of the Nazarene and was an active volunteer at the Eureka Food Pantry.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday June 15th at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Eureka Food Pantry. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Graveside services

JUN 15. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Olio Twp
Eureka, IL

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