Jane Cole, 84, of Champaign, Il. died February 14, 2021 in Dallas, TX. Freese Funeral Home, Sidney will handle graveside services at Mount Hope Cemetery, Sidney on June 16, 2021 at 2 pm. Pastor Jeff Stahl officiating.
She was born June 16, 1936 in Champaign to Lloyd Cole and Gertrude Chambers Cole. Her sisters, Jean Busey and Ann Cole Lowrey have both preceded her in death. Her lifelong love of education began with a Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois and culminated in her position as Director of Operations at the Graduate School of Management, University of Dallas. She survived Polio and Cancer with strength and grace. She will be dearly missed by her daughter Nicole Cole Martinez and Son in Law Willie Martinez of Dallas, TX, Granddaughter Claudette Martinez Hurley and husband Ryan and Great Grandson Lennox of Tampa, Florida and friends and family.
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