Jane Ann Dalrymple, 64, of North Port, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, after a long battle with heart disease.
She was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Charlotte, Mich., to Albert “Bud” and Helen Shoal, and lived in Grand Ledge, Mich., for many years, until she moved to this area in 2004.
Jane retired from Michigan State University after 30 years as a Buyer in the Purchasing Department. For the past nearly 10 years, she worked for the City of Punta Gorda, Fla., as a Senior Purchasing Agent. She was a member of numerous professional organizations, including Past President of the Gulf Coast Association of Public Purchasing Officers, and serving on the Florida Association of Public Procurement Official committees. She was granted an honorary membership following her retirement from the City of Punta Gorda in January 2014.
Jane is survived by her husband, Linn Dalrymple of North Port; brother, Ron (Lyn) Shoal of Cape Coral, Fla.; mother-in-law, June Dalrymple of North Port; sister-in law, Pam (Ken) Beemer of Evanston, Ill.; brother-in-law, Raymond (Cathy) Dalrymple of St. Joseph, Mich.; and nieces and nephew, Denise Shoal of Detroit, Mich., Mindy (Kevin) Pfleger of Fort Myers, Fla., Lindsey (Craig) Stangland of Auburn, Ind., Hillary Dalrymple of Allendale, Mich., and Bradley Dalrymple of St. Joseph. She had many extended family members, and will be especially missed by her special Grand Ledge neighbors and boating friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her father-in-law, Carl Dalrymple; and nephew, Christopher Beemer.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. Services will be at 11 a.m., with viewing one hour before the service, Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Visit www.kays-ponger.com for more information.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, Punta Gorda.