Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Jennifer L. Kane

Jennifer L. Kane, age 40, of Quincy, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 4:05 pm in Good Samaritan Home.

Jennifer L. Kane | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, IllinoisJennifer was born December 16, 1976 in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of John and Linda Holtshouser Kane.

Jennifer was a 1995 graduate of Quincy High School. She had worked as the District Manager for Rue 21. Jennifer was a member of The Crossing Church.

Survivors include: her fiancée, Bob Carl of Quincy; her daughter, Molly Carl; her step son, Brandon Carl; her parents, John and Linda Kane; her brother, Riley (Jessica) Kane; her sister, Candice (Shane) Bartley, and seven nieces and nephews: Jack, Claire and Jessica Bartley; Carter and Ian Klauser; and Blaise and Skyler Kane, all of Quincy.

Services: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at The Crossing Church.

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: To Linda Kane for the Molly Carl Education Fund


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Although we did not know Jennifer personally, we felt we knew her through the loving comments shared regularly with us by her sister, Candy. From Candy, we learned of Jennifer’s brave battle with illness and her positive attitude. God bless the entire family and our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We are so sorry we were unable to be with you for the services.

  2. Thoughts and prayers from the old Rue crew 2006-2011 in Pekin. Jennifer was a great district manager and she will be missed!

  3. My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming promises. (Revelation 21:3,4)

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. Jennifer’s smile is what I’ll always remember – she lighted those around her!

  5. Sending prayers of comfort and fond memories of Jennifer. The entire family is in our thoughts and prayers🙏🏽

  6. She was such a sweet soul. I will definitely miss seeing her smile. She could always brighten a room.

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