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Obituary for Jane Marie Kranz

Jane Marie Kranz age, 73 of Roanoke passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, Randy Kranz and parents, George and Mary Riffle. She is survived by her sisters, Sharon Ramaska (Gary Flanagan), Doodle Hartbarger (Jerry); Nieces, Debbie, Terri, Angela and Laura.

Jane was born in Covington, VA on July 4, 1950, graduated from William Fleming High School and attended Radford College. She worked as a secretary at Merrill Lynch.  She loved her wonderful cats and loved painting, making jewelry and doing anything artistic. She loved to make cards and sent them with small gifts to men serving in the military.

She lived in Anchorage, Alaska for 15 years and thoroughly relished the outdoor lifestyle and loved to camp and fish. She absolutely loved her sister and best friend, Sharon.

A funeral service will be at noon on Tuesday Nov. 14, 2023 at Oakey’s Vinton Chapel.  Burial will follow the service in Covington, VA at Alleghany Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Good Samaritan Hospice for their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to a local Diabetes Charity or the Roanoke SPCA.

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