Jane Platt

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Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory
601 Indiana St
Lawrence, KS

Graveside memorial services for Jane Elaine Platt, 57, Lawrence, will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 12 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Jane Platt died Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born August 22, 1961, in Lawrence, the daughter of Ervin Dale and Enid Elaine Spielman Eklund. She attended grade school in Tulsa, OK, moving to Derby, KS, Rogers, AR, Lenexa, KS, and back to Lawrence where she went to West Middle School and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1979.

Jane worked as an administrative assistant and accountant. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, caring for her pets, and following KU sports.

She is survived by sons, Nathaniel Demby and wife Kristin of Lawrence, Chris Demby and wife Zoey of Lawrence, and Jordan Platt of Lawrence; mother, Elaine Eklund of Lawrence; brother, Rodney Eklund and wife Melissa of Lawrence; grandchildren, Malayah Demby, Livia Kennedy-Demby, Zayleigh Demby, and Enid Demby; nephews, Skylar Eklund, Elijah Eklund, Alex Eklund, and Erik Eklund.

Her father, Ervin Eklund preceded her in death.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society or Visiting Nurses, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, PO Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.

Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Oct. 8, 2018
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