Bourbonnais, Jane C., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014. Age 90 years. The daughter of the late Carl and Clara (Schramke) Gaertner, Jane was born January 31, 1924 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married John Bourbonnais on June 6, 1953. He predeceased her January 14, 2003. She was a charter member of St. Stephen Catholic Church and its Altar Society. Jane was employed at McDonald’s Corporation for 30 years and retired as office manager in 1989. Jane enjoyed playing cards and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Surviving are two daughters, two sons and their spouses, Mary Engelhardt, Saginaw; John Bourbonnais and Barbara Nye, Atlanta, Georgia; Bill and Jane Bourbonnais, Niles, Michigan; Carol and Dave Johnson, Freeland; 12 grandchildren, Karen (Dave) Brown, Jaime Engelhardt, John Engelhardt, Kristin Engelhardt, Jack Bourbonnais, Eric (Aubrey) Johnson, Kurt Bourbonnais, Claire (Jacob) Darnell, Ryan Johnson, Katie Bourbonnais, David Bourbonnais, Anna Bourbonnais; four great-grandchildren, Brooke Davis, Kaelyn and Landon Brown, Marissa Voynick; one sister, Imelda Massey; several nieces and nephews. Jane was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary McKinney, Lucinda Danhoff and Rita Murray. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Steven Gavit will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Monday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Family and friends will pray the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church or the charity of their choice.