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Jane F. Rutschman

January 22, 2015

Jane F. Rutschman 79, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at her Dodge City, Kansas residence.  She was born August 11, 1935 in Newton, Kansas to Morris and Alice (Billings) Hogan. On June 15, 1953 she married Marvin J. Rutschman at St. Mary’s Church in Newton, Kansas and he survives of the home. Jane was a member of the Catholic Church. She was a Kansas City Chiefs fan and enjoyed tailgating at Arrowhead Stadium. She also enjoyed watching college basketball and tennis. You could find Jane watching MSNBC on TV keeping up with current events and news.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed needlepoint. Jane greatly enjoyed spending time with her loving family and many friends especially attending the annual Rutschman family weekend gathering.  She was known for her quick wit, warm heart, and her story telling.  Her ability to make others laugh will be greatly missed.


Jane is survived by her husband Marvin of the home; sons: Gregory Rutschman of Delta, Colorado and Jeffery and his wife Laura Rutschman and Chris Rutschman both of Dodge City, KS; daughters: Debra Rutschman of Phoenix, AZ, Marla and her husband Bill Baugh of Dodge City, KS, Malia and her husband Merrrill Hodgden of El Dorado, KS, Mindy Rutschman of Gardner, KS; sister Nancy and her husband Jim McFarlane of Newton, KS. Jane is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.


Jane is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Dick Hogan, Nephew, Rick McFarlane, sister in law, Judy Koerner Hogan and great nephew Brian Arellano


Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 30, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton, Kansas with The Reverend Jim Mainzer presiding. Recitation of the Rosary will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening January 29 at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. following Rosary.   Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Kansas.


Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to Hospice of the prairie in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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9 thoughts on “Jane F. Rutschman

  1. Thank you for always making me laugh Aunt Jane – you taught me that nothing could help you through tough times more than a good laugh! You were one of a kind and will be missed.

  2. I love and miss you SOOOOOOOO MUCH!! She ran down the hall saying she wanted to show her Grandma her pez dispenser. She was saying Grandma repeatedly as she was looking around your room for you she turned to all of us & asked where’s my Grandma? One of the hardest & scariest things I think I’ve ever had to deal with in my life. (Not much scares me but having to say where you were out loud to my 4 year old daughter made it all to real for me) She also wants to know who is going to sit in your chair all the time!!!!! She misses you, as well as myself. You were so important to my family, your absence will be felt each & every day. You will be missed terribly! We love you Momma thank you for all the great memories and being such a positive influence in our lives.

  3. To Family and Friends, so sorry for your loss. the Bible offers the best comfort at this time at “John 5:28,29 ” & ” Job 14: 14,15″ . If you would like to know more , go to Jw.org

  4. I love you so much and am going to miss you a lot. My heart has been broken two times in two months! I lost you and my mother. She loved you dearly too. You two were so ornery together. Heaven will never be the same. :-). Your entire family is very special and they won’t know what to do without your wit and love. We are so sorry for the loss you have gone thru. We are praying for all of you.

  5. I miss you so much Grandma, wish you were here to see all your great grand babies grow!! I love you always and forever!!!

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