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Mary Jane (Grosvenor) Ash Wigand

March 30, 1924 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 96)

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Mary Jane Grosvenor Ash Wigand, age 96, of Jasper, Indiana, formerly of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on December 26th, 2020 at Northwood Good Samaritan in Jasper, Indiana of cancer.

She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 30th, 1924 to Ira and Laura “Noble” Grosvenor.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; Husband – Oscar Wigand; (2) Sons – Donald Ash and Paul Ash; (1) Sister- Laura “Lolly” Grosvenor.

She was a Jehovah Witness.

Jane enjoyed visits with her son Chris, reading, genealogy, farming, flowers and birds, and strong coffee.

She is survived by:

(2) Sons Chris Wigand Jasper, Indiana
Robert (Catie) Ash Elma, Washington

(2) Daughter-in-laws Miriam Ash Ferdinand, Indiana
Kathy Ash Ohio

(5) Grandchildren Ira Morgan Ash; Laura Ash; Autumn Ash; Jeanine Ash; and Danielle Ash Zimmerman.

(1) Great-Granddaughter Eleanor Zimmerman

Several Step-grandchildren also survive.

Jane was loved and will be missed by many, especially her caretakers – Daughter-in-law Miriam Ash and 
Step-Granddaughter Carla Striegel-Winner.

Cremation was chosen and a Graveside Ceremony will be held Friday, January 8th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Ames Chapel Cemetery, Paoli, Indiana.

In lieu of visitation, cards of condolence may be mailed to her son, Chris Wigand, at 4140 Pinehurst Drive, Jasper, IN 47546 and

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Friends of the Melton Public Library, 8496 W. College Street, French Lick, IN 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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Services are to be announced

Ames Chapel Cemetery
5368 West US Highway 150
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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