Jane N. “Ninfa” Woodward 81, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Newton Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1934 in Gallup, New Mexico to Juan and Rachael (Duran) Jaramillo. On November 11, 1984 she married Leslie H. Woodward in Las Vegas, NV and he preceded her in death on December 25, 2006. Jane lived in Gallup, New Mexico and worked nearly 20 year for the Gallup Housing Authority prior to moving to Newton in 2000 to be closer to her family. She has a love of gardening the outdoors. Tending her backyard flowers and plants brought her much joy. She enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds that spent time in her gardens. Jane enjoyed shopping and especially yard and garage sales bringing home many treasurers thought the years. The most important part of Jane’s life was that of family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and sister and looked forward to spending time and catching up with her families lives.
Jane is survived by her daughters: Lynette and her husband Tony Mull of Newton, KS; Toni Walick of Cleveland, OH; sisters Susan East of Needles, CA; Rose Jaramillo of Gallup, NM; brothers: John, Robert and Louie Jaramillo all of Gallup, NM; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Leonard McCrory II, brother Rudy Jaramillo and sister Bettery Andler.
A gathering and time of visitation and sharing with the family will be 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Petersen Funeral Home. A family Mass will be held at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Gallup, NM. There will be a private family interment.
Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home 215 North Main Newton, Kansas 67114 www.petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com