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Obituary for Jane M. (Herzog) Bittner

Jane M. (Herzog) Bittner,
Battle Creek, Michigan,
Formerly of Saginaw.

Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and sister passed away peacefully Thursday, November 16, 2023 at The Legacy at the Oaks in Battle Creek, Michigan. Age 88 years. Daughter of the late Fred and Agnes (Badour) Van Ochten, Jane was born November 20, 1934 in Essexville, Michigan. She was married to Harold J. Herzog on October 28, 1961. He predeceased her April 22, 1997. She then married Billy R. Bittner on September 2, 2000. He predeceased her December 17, 2019. Jane was a past member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Jane enjoyed square dancing, playing cards and especially spending time with her family.

Surviving to cherish her memory are one son and two daughters, Brian and Catherine Herzog, Battle Creek; Brenda and James Broucek, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Cheryl Herzog, Troy; six grandchildren, Christopher and Karlee Herzog, Bradley and Tabitha Herzog , Bryce and Catharine Herzog, Michael Broucek, John Broucek, Anna Duran; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Clara Williams; numerous nieces and nephews. Jane was preceded in death by six brothers, Aloysius Van Ochten, Melvin Van Ochten, Eugene Van Ochten, Norbert Van Ochten, Bertrand Van Ochten and Devere Van Ochten.

Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 6400 McCarty Rd., Saginaw, Michigan . Rev. Fr. Christian Tabares will officiate with entombment in St. Andrew Mausoleum. Friends may visit at the Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., Saginaw, where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Gentiva Hospice or the Alzheimer’s Association.