She was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Providence, R.I., to Reverend Frederick C. and Harriet (Barrows) Leining. In 1943 she graduated from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., receiving a B.S. with no honors.
On June 24, 1944, she married Dr. V. Logan Love who preceded her in 1996. She resided in Marion, Ind., from 1951-1968, and Syracuse from 1968-2008 when she moved to Fort Wayne.
Jane was a trained Viking, but could not find gainful employment. She had the heart of a teenager.
Jane is survived by her three children: Nancy Love, Fort Wayne; Gordon (Alice) Love, Tampa, Fla.; and Gretchen (Jeff) Hughes, Huntington, Ind.; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her sister. There will be a memorial service for Jane at noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at Eastlund Funeral Home, 7458 E. 1000 N. Syracuse. Reverend Gary Lewis will officiate the service. A private family interment will be held at the McClintic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation, P.O. Box 548, Syracuse, IN 46567.