Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Jane (Adams) Lathrop Thompson Appel  



Jane Adams Birth 28 Jun 1919 in Indiana, Death 12 Sep 2008 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

daughter of William Raymond 'Ray' Adams & Helen Johnson (who married 2nd Julian Bobbs)

married 1941 Arthur Lathropborn 28 Aug 1918 in Indiana died Jun 1970 s/o Homer L. Lathrop and julia Hyland

Jane married 2nd 1971 john 'Jack' Thompson born 30 Jul 1900 died Jan 1981 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

Jane married m 3rd 1993 John Carey "Jack" Appel born 11 Dec 1915 died 15 Jul 1999 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana son of [-?-] Appel and Mary Junior Carey






Culver Citizen
25 Sept. 2008, Thursday

Jane Appel
Sept 14, 2008


Jane Appel, 89, died September 12, 2008 in her Indianapolis home surrounded by her family. She was a loving wife and mother, surviving three husbands, Arthur Lathrop (Married 1941-1970), Jack Thompson (1971-1981) and Jack Appel (1983-1999). Throughout her life she was recognized by her beautiful golf swing, which awarded her five hole-in-ones.

She was fortunate to have spent 81 years enjoying summer at Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver, 42 winters in Kona, Hawaii. Her 38 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and their countless friends affectionately addressed her as "Granny". Jane is survived by her children: Steve (Alma) Lathrop, Rae (Randy) Wilson, Sally Stephens, Julia Moses, Julie (Frtiz) Steck, Jane (Chad) Stephens, John (Lannie) Thompson, Jean (John) Corey, Jim Bob (Susan) Thompson, John (Linda) Appel, Fred Appel and Steve and (Claudia) Appel.

Her parents Helen and Ray Adams, son Alan Lathrop, and grandson Danny Lathrop [preceded her in death.

The family gathered for a private service and to celebrate "Lady Janes" long and fruitful life Monady, Sept. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Kona Jacks Fish Market and Sushi Bar in Indianaolis

Arrangements: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center - Broad RIpple. Th make an online condolence please visit: www.flannerbuchanan.com.






Born: Jun 28th, 1919
Departed: Sep 12th, 2008
Visitation: Kona Jacks Fish Market & Sushi Bar
9419 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis , Indiana
Visitation Date Sep 15th, 2008 4:00 PM
Cemetery: F & B Cremation Center of Indiana
www. flanner-buchanan. com /obits/

Jane Appel, 89, died peacefully on September 12, 2008 in her Indianapolis home surrounded by her family.

She lived a full, rich life as a loving wife and mother, surviving three husbands, Arthur Lathrop (married 1941-70), Jack Thompson (married 1971-81) and Jack Appel (married 1983-1999). She amassed a large and devoted brood of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Throughout her life she was recognized by her beautiful golf swing, which awarded her five hole-in-ones. She had a pioneering spirit, which led her to earn a twin-engine pilot’s license in the 1940s. Known by many as “Lady Jane”, she was blessed with a unique charm and style that dazzled both young and old alike.

She was fortunate to have spent 81 years enjoying summers at Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver, Indiana, and 42 winters in Kona, Hawaii. Her 38 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and their countless friends affectionately addressed her as “Granny”.

Jane is survived by her children Steve (Alma) Lathrop, Rae (Randy) Wilson, Sally Stephens, Julia Moses, Julie (Fritz) Steck, Jane (Chad) Stephens, John (Lannie) Thompson, Jean (John) Corey, Jim Bob (Susan) Thompson, John (Linda) Appel, Fred Appel and Steve (Claudia) Appel. Her parents Helen and Ray Adams, son Alan Lathrop and grandson Danny Lathrop preceded her in death.

She has been a committed supporter of Amani Children’s Foundation, Feed the Children Foundation, Wheeler Mission and the Salvation Army. She was a member of The Church Within of Indianapolis and Unity Church of Kona-Kohala in Hawaii.

The family will gather for a private service and then welcome friends to join them as they celebrate “Lady Jane’s” long and fruitful life Monday, September 15, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Kona Jacks Fish Market and Sushi Bar, 96th and Meridian Street (southeast corner).






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