1922 - 2008
Jane Little, a former resident of the Rim Country, died Dec. 31, 2008. She was born Aug. 18, 1922 in Peoria to Cleon and Etta Mae Mishler.
She was a graduate of LaVerne College and Good Samaritan School of Nursing. In addition to teaching school and following her nursing career, Mrs. Little was always an active, cheerful giver to her community and the church.
She married a widower with three children and made them her own, then having three more.
Survivors include her children, Carl, John and Andrea, Martha, Robert and Margaret (Toby), and William and Christina; and eight grandchildren, Elizabeth, James, Jessica, Jennifer, Daniel, Colin, Jeffrey and Stephanie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert; husband, James; and daughter, Anne Schroder.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24 at Grace United Methodist Church, 2024 E. University Dr. in Mesa.
Arrangements are being handled by Mountain View Memorial Gardens.