Jane E. Springgate, 100, of Antioch, TN, formerly of Taylorville, passed away at 4:05 a.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Bethany Center in Nashville, TN.

Jane was born September 16, 1920 in Decatur, the daughter of George T. and Margaret (Pennington) Owens.  She married Robert Arthur Springgate on January 11, 1948 at the First Baptist Church in Taylorville.  He preceded her in death on July 14, 2005.

Jane owned and operated the Springgate Pet Store for over 20 years with Bob.  She was a long-time member of the Fist Baptist Church in Taylorville, and she was currently a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville.  When her daughters were young, Jane was an active Girl Scout Troop Leader, and she was active in PTA.  Jane was also a proud member of the Red Hat Society and Theos Organization.  She loved to knit and read, and she enjoyed the days she spent at the Sunny Day Club, participating in the various activities they offered.  Jane also loved going out lunch with her daughters.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Mary Curtis, Sarah Owens, Eugenia Owens, and Peggy Ziegler.

Jane is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Seibel of Antioch, TN, and Debra Hawley of Decatur; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private family ceremonies will be held, followed by interment at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, or the charity of the donor’s choosing. 

The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568 with ceremonies.

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