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Obituary for Mary Jane Draper

Born: September 10th, 1939
Passed Away: February 15th, 2015


Mary Jane Draper, “Jane” was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 10, 1939 to the late Ernest and Elizabeth Boone and passed away on February 15, 2015. Along with her parents Jane was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Sue Smith and a sister, Arline Ausema and son-in-law, Denny Becker. She is survived by her husband, Walter L. Draper; children, Patricia Becker, Beverly Parkison (Dan), Barbara (Chuck) Arthurhultz and Allan (Joyce) Smith; step-children, Theresa Robison and Mary (Karl) Wilson; 11 grandchildren;18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Nancy (Paul) Zimmerman, Virginia Boone, Karen Boone, and Marv Boone (Kathy); brother-in-law, Neal Ausema, and Dean Shears; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Jane was a past member of the Muskegon Heights Eagles Ladies Auxiliary #2106, she was a huge racing fan of Jeff Gordon and enjoyed going to the casino. She loved cooking meals for her family and spending time with her grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Gathering will be held at a later date.