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Jane Eisma

Hawarden, Iowa ~ Jane Marie Eisma, 65, of Hawarden, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at her residence, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Hawarden with Pastor Stuart Schreur officiating. A luncheon will follow the service. Visitation will begin at noon with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden. Condolences may be sent to www.porterfuneralhomes.com.

Jane Marie Eisma was born September 15, 1951 in Hawarden, Iowa, the daughter of LeRoy and Lois Jean (Gaul) Heeren. She attended St. Mary’s School from K through 8th grade and graduated from West Sioux High School in 1969. She then attended the Le Mars Beauty College.

Jane married Dennis Eisma on December 21, 1969 at the United Methodist Church in Hawarden. They lived in rural Ireton, Iowa before moving to Hawarden in 1981. Jane worked as a cosmetologist, then for 21 years at K-Products in Hawarden. For the past 10 years she has been the manager at the Quick Corner in Hawarden. Jane received the most enjoyment in life when spending time with her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Eisma of Hawarden; 3 children, Kelly and wife Karie Eisma of Hawarden, Kriste and husband Josh Goodmanson of Augusta, Kansas, and Katie and husband Luke Sanderson of Ely, Iowa; 6 grandchildren, Kolton and Kody Eisma, Macie and Mya Goodmanson, and Avery and Grady Sanderson; her siblings and their spouses, Cheri and Tom Sedgwick of Lillian, Alabama, Denny and Vicki Heeren of Leonardtown, Maryland, Dan and Machel Heeren of Nineveh, Indiana, Rick and Mary Heeren of Blacklick, Ohio, Julie and Jake Fox of Yankton, South Dakota, and Tom and Kim Heeren of Pine Island, Minnesota; also there are many nieces and nephews.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and Lois Heeren.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ,Friday, July 21, 2017
Porter Funeral Home ~ Hawarden
712 10th Street Hawarden, Iowa 51023

Memorial Service

10:30 AM ,Saturday, July 22, 2017
First Baptist Church
1100 Central Avenue Hawarden, Iowa 51023

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My thoughts & prayers go out to the Heeren & Eisma families.I worked with Jane at K-Products in Hawarden. Jane always had a smile on her face. I also remember her at the Quick Corner Convenience Store always ready to greet you with a smile & a hello.Jane will be greatly missed.

Cindy & Casey Havelaar Aug 27 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies to Janes family for their loss of a loved one. May the Lord help you find peace in this difficult time.

Ryan Maher Jul 22 2017 12:00 AM

Denny and family I am so very sorry to hear this news! She was a GREAT and very caring person. My deepest sympathy to your entire family. Jane was from one of those extra special Heeren clans. And so there to I wanna give my sympathy to Bo, Rick and Julie. God bless!

Bruce Cornish Jul 20 2017 12:00 AM

Denny and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy and our prayers.

Arlen & Sue Maranell Jul 19 2017 12:00 AM

Went to school with Jane, so sorry for your loss!!

Marla Anderson Desy Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

Thinking of and praying for all of Jane and Denny's families. So hard to say goodbye to a loved one. May you find peace, comfort, and joy in all the happy memories you shared. She will be missed. God Bless

Rick and Carol Salberg Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

To All: So sorry for your sadness. Jane worked hard and was always happy it seemed. Such strength! God be with you today and each day coming - feel God's peace and the love of many.

Arlys Cauwels Jul 17 2017 12:00 AM

Dennis and family We express our sympathy in the loss of Jane .. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family May the Lord give you comfort In this difficult time ... Our hearts hurt for you .

Al & Carol Nibbelink Jul 16 2017 12:00 AM

My heart is breaking for Denny and family. Jane was a beautiful woman with a quiet spirit and a contagious smile. She used to cut my hair and actually fixed it for my Uncle Tim's wedding. I thought I was a queen! God bless each of you as you go through the ups and downs in the next days. Terri

Terri Treiber Jul 16 2017 12:00 AM

You have My Deepest Sympathies, I will miss her!

Brenda Finch Jul 15 2017 12:00 AM

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