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Jane Clark Huit
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1917
Death: Jan. 16, 2011

Jane C. Huit, 93, formerly of Iowa City passed away at the Hospice of St John in Denver, Colorado, on Sunday, January 16, 2011. Jane was the wife of the late Marion L. Huit.

Born on Sept. 22, 1917 in Dayton, Ohio to John Burch Clark and Nellie Zuercher Clark, Jane graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in vocal music. She met and married Marion in Dayton and they came to Iowa City in 1946. Marion was dean of students at the University of Iowa for many years, and Jane was an important support to his work, serving as hostess and cook for the many student gatherings they held in their home.

She was also president of the University Women's Club, co-founder of the International Women's Club, an active member of the local chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta and a member of P.E.O. She helped international women learn English, served as a volunteer tour guide at Old Capitol, and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She and her husband were both frequent attendees at University concerts, plays and operas.

Jane was also an accomplished artist and enjoyed working at the local rec center, doing printmaking, watercoloring and drawing. But most importantly, Jane was a kind, thoughtful, loving person who was always quick to laugh. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her three daughters, Sara (Sally), Nancy, and Mary Ann, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A memorial service is planned for the spring... A memorial service for Jane C. Huit, who passed away January 16, 2011 in Denver, Colorado, will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. In conjunction with the service, there will be a memorial bench dedication at Old Capitol on the U of I campus for Marion L. and Jane C. Huit at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Jane Huit Memorial Fund -- for the U of I School of Music/memorial bench. 
Created by: Sue
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65701418
Jane <i>Clark</i> Huit
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