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Jane Martelle (Forster) Green

1925 ~ 2019 (age 94)


Jane Martelle (Forster) Green, 94, of Apache Junction, Arizona and formerly of Niles, Michigan, passed away at the Center for Hospice Care – Roseland, Indiana, in the midst of the prayers of family and friends.

She was born August 9, 1925 in Gobles, Michigan, to the late Elmer and Ila (Woodruff) Forster.

Jane married Francis Warren Green August 30, 1942.

Jane is survived by her daughters; Jefri Pieta of Niles, Michigan and Kimberly (Paul) Chimienti of South Bend, Indiana, granddaughters; Marnie (Scott) Swanson of Niles, Michigan, Cassandra (Bradley) Thiel of Edwardsburg, Michigan, and great-grandchildren; Stephen Swanson, Joshua Thiel, Shelby Thiel, as well as numerous nieces and nephews from the United States and Australia.  She also leaves behind her beloved partner and RV traveling companion of twenty-two years; Gerard LeBlanc of Hafford, Saskatchewan and Apache Junction, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother; Duane Forster, son-in-law; Joseph Pieta, husband; Francis Green, and a sister; Betty Hunt.

Celebration of Life Luncheon in Memory of Jane M. Green   

Saturday October 5, 2019

12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Gobles United Methodist Church

210 East Exchange Street (2 blocks East of M-40)

Gobles, Michigan 49055


Memorial contributions may be directed to the Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, Roseland, Indiana 46637.

Palmer Funeral Home – Guisinger Chapel, 3718 South Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana 46614 is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be directed to the Green family at

To send flowers to Jane's family, please visit our floral section.


Celebration of Life Gathering
October 5, 2019

12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Gobles United Methodist Church
210 East Exchange Street
Gobles, MI 49055


Center for Hospice Care - Sunnybrook
111 Sunnybrook Court, Mishawaka IN 46537
Tel: 1-574-243-3100

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