The Courier ( Lincoln , IL)
Jane Mier, 98, of Lincoln passed away at 4:12 a.m. on June 1, 2011, at Christian Village, Lincoln, IL.
Jane attended Beason Elementary and High School; received a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Millikin University in 1958 and her Master's Degree in Education from Millikin University in 1964.
Mrs. Mier retired after 40 years as teacher and administrator in public schools: Olympia School District - Principal and Elementary Consultant; Adams School-Principal, 1966; Central and Washington-Monroe Public Schools, Lincoln , IL-Teacher and Assistant Principal; Beason Public Schools-Intermediate Grade Teacher; French's Chapel, teacher and north Bethel School-teacher.
She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church; Illinois Retired Teachers Association; Past Worthy High Priestes White Shrine of Jerusalem, Abraham Shrine #100 Chapter and 50 + years of membership; Life member of Abeba Temple No. 42, Daughter of the Nile-Past Queen; and Order of Eastern Star, Petersburg Chapter.
She was born on May 12, 1913 in Beason, IL the daughter of William and Rebecca Evans Wilson. She married John W. R. Mier on January 26, 1935 in Mexico, MO. He preceded her in death March 8, 1995.
She is the last of her immediate family. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Francis E. Wilson; and four sisters: Bertha Colaw, Mabel Wilson, Ruth Wyllie and Elsie Schramm.
Memorials may be given to the White Shrine or Hospice of Central Illinois or donor's choice.