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Ethelreda Feist

Jane was born July 27, 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA to William and Beatrice Jane. She passed away March 4, 2018 in Grants Pass, OR of natural causes.

Jane spent her formative years in Pittsburgh, then met the love of her life, Ed Feist, while she was still in high school. After high school graduation, Jane and Ed married and spent their first few years together in the Pittsburgh area. In the 1950s, Jane and Ed moved to Culver City, CA and then to Torrance, CA to begin a new career and raise their family. Jane worked at Sears in Torrance and was an active member of St. James Catholic Church in Redondo Beach for many years. Upon retirement in 1984, they moved to Grants Pass, OR to build their dream home in the countryside. Jane was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. She enjoyed hosting out-of-town visitors, traveling, and reading. Her giggles, funny stories and sense of humor will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Feist, her son Eddie Feist, her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her daughters Bobbi (Dan) Thompson of Santa Maria, CA, and Shelli (Chris) Bradley of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, her sister, Irma Johnston of Homestead, PA and many nieces and nephews. Her grandchildren: Andrew (Jessie) Villasenor of Santa Maria, CA, Eric (Erma Schoeppel) Villasenor of Wasilla, AK, Paul (Bekah) Bradley of Carrollton, TX, Angie (Andrew) Dukes of

Columbia, SC, Jennifer (Chris) Trainor of Mesa, AZ, Grace (Corey) Waldron of Ojai, CA, Tim (Jenn) Thompson of West Jordan, UT, Erik Thompson of Boise, ID and 10 great grandchildren.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Autumn House of Grants Pass, Elaine King and Jane's beloved neighbors.

Cremation was requested and inurnment took place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.

A Celebration of Life will take place in Santa Maria, CA on March 31, 2018. Contact or for details.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of America, Southern Oregon Chapter.

Arrangements are under the care of Hull & Hull Funeral Home, Grants Pass OR, (541) 476-4453,

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