In Memory of Jane Setzer

Jane Setzer
Jane Setzer
Born: October 9, 1921
Died: September 29, 2018
Age: 96
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Jane Setzer
October 9, 1921 - September 29, 2018
From: Nevada, IA

Jane Setzer, age 96, of Nevada, Iowa, died Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Rolling Green Village in Nevada.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Ryan Funeral Home in Nevada, with visitation from 9:00 a.m. until service time.  Burial will follow in the Nevada Municipal Cemetery. 

Jane Elizabeth (Glasgow) Setzer was born October 9, 1921, in Maxwell, Iowa, to Ernest and Blanche (Huffman) Glasgow.  She grew up and received her education in Maxwell, then attended AIB in Des Moines.  She married George Setzer on November 7, 1942, in Des Moines and was blessed with two sons, Jon and Tom.  The couple farmed near Maxwell and in 1960 made their home in Nevada. 

Jane worked for a time at Donnelley Marketing in Nevada, then was employed as secretary to the Junior High School principal for over 20 years.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Nevada.  Jane loved to shop.  She will be remembered for her love of people and her ability to have a conversation with anyone.

Left to mourn Jane’s passing are two sons, Jon (Loretta) Setzer of Littleton, CO, and Tom (Deb Gray) Setzer of Nevada; a granddaughter, Brenda (Larry) Johnson of Littleton, CO; two step-grandchildren, Aaron (Cassie) Croker and daughter Ayla of Collins, and Elizabeth Croker of Nevada; and two great-grandchildren, Chase and Courtney.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and a great-grandson, Blake Johnson.

Ryan Funeral Home of Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Jane and her family.


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 12:40 PM
“Jane was such a good and kind person. We had many enjoyable conversations when my daughters
were in school in Nevada. My sympathies to her entire family.”
- Bonnie Peterson Olson
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 6:04 PM
“Jon & Tom,

Your mom was one of many adults who made 15th Street a great neighborhood of families in which to grow up. I remember her always taking an interest in what I was up to and greeting me with a warm and welcoming smile!

My condolences!”
- Jon Christy
Monday, October 1, 2018 at 12:08 PM
“So many memories! Living close to the Glasgow family all my growing up years, holds such close memories, Jane has been a life-long friend, and I will miss her refreshing banter and loving ways.Thinking of you, Jon and Tom!”
- Carol Scott Myers
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11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
Ryan Funeral Home
Nevada, IA


Pastor Russ Burnett


9-11 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
Ryan Funeral Home
Nevada, IA


Nevada Municipal Cemetery
Nevada, IA