Jane M. Nicolai, age 83, of Wayzata, MN, died April 25, 2017.
Jane was born March 14, 1934, in Chippewa Falls, WI, the daughter of Clarence and Sabina (Lairy) Nicolai. She was proud to call Chippewa Falls home and graduated from McDonell High School in 1952.
She graduated from St. Catherine University in 1956 with a BA in elementary education. She taught in the Rochester School District from 1956 to 1958. She was a beloved teacher in the Bloomington School District where she taught from 1958 until she retired in 1989.
She was an active alumna of St. Catherine University.
Jane was a lifelong learner, avid doll collector, and world traveler. She participated in Jean Houston’s Mystery School and Sacred Theater and was a leader for Weight Watchers.
Jane is survived by many cousins, grand-nieces and nephews, and loving friends.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents.
Jane was known for her kindness, humor, and generosity.
Jane will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.
A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls with lunch to follow. Rev. Msgr. Michael Gorman will be celebrant of the Memorial Mass.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Chippewa Falls.
Memorials are preferred to the donor’s favorite charity.
Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls is in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may express condolences online at http://www.horanfuneralhome.com.