an Ellen Schuh, 53, of rural West Salem, passed into Eternity on Friday, October 7, 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church in West Salem. Funeral services for Jan will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Moravian Cemetery in West Salem. Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem is in charge of arrangements.
Jan was born February 26,1958, in Fairfield, to Frances Ann (Mason) and Robert M. Gentz. She married Mervin Schuh on September 8,1978, at First Christian Church in West Salem. He survives.
She was a faithful member of First Christian Church where she played the piano and taught Sunday School and youth groups. She was also a 4-H leader for more than 14 years. She loved flowers and gardening. Her family was her life.
Jan is survived by her husband of more than 33 years, Mervin Schuh, of WestSalem; one daughter, Laura and her husband, Joel Ethridge, of Fairfield; two sons, Brian Schuh and Kevin Schuh, both of West Salem; sister, Lynn Yates, of Bradenton, Fla.; brother, Robert and his wife, Charmaine Gentz, of Albion; and mother- and father-in-law, Marjorie and Walter "Bub" Schuh, of Albion.
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