Obituary: Era Jane Crane | SierraSun.com

Obituary: Era Jane Crane

Era Jane Crane joined her Lord on Sept. 20, 2008 at the age of 82. Era Jane was born in Ro-Tan, Texas on Sept. 14, 1926 to William Bunn and Myrtle Lou Boren. She graduated from high school in Blythe, Calif. in 1944. On June 17, 1944 she married the love of her life, Charles Wesley Crane. They celebrated 64 years of marriage in 2008.

Era Jane was a devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church for more than 50 years. She loved the Lord and served in various capacities with her church. Era Jane was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for her children and grandchildren in addition to her own wardrobe. She loved to garden and always had the most beautiful flowers for everyone to enjoy. Era Jane and Charles loved to travel to visit friends and family throughout the United States.

She is survived by her husband, Charles, and four children. Her daughters are Sharon Clark of Acampo, Calif. and Janette (Jim) Zintz in Kelso, Wash. Her two sons are Steven Leslie (Janie) of Barstow, Calif. and Carl Crane of Truckee, Calif. Also surviving her are eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren with the eighteenth coming in January 2009 and her sister Marcellene Townsend of Blythe, Calif., as well many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, her son-in-law Jimmy Clark and three brothers, Oscar Vincent (O.V.) Boren, William Arthur Boren and James Thomas Boren.

Era Jane was a kind and thoughtful woman. She will be dearly missed by those who loved her.

A funeral service was held at the Ben Salas Funeral Home in Galt, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 773, Truckee, CA 96161 or to jjzintz@comcast.net. Contributions in her name can be made to a charity of choice.