Jane TeBeest

Date of Death: Jun 09, 2019
Jane TeBeest

1937 - 2019

Jane TeBeest, 82, of Brandon, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her home.

Jane was born March 6, 1937 in Stanley, WI, the daughter of Ronald and Julie Steivang McLeod. Jane was a graduate of Waupun High School in 1955. On August 3, 1956 she married Harold “Jumbo” TeBeest in Waupun. The couple resided in Brandon most of their married lives. Jane was employed by Nolan Insurance for several years. Jane was a member of Brandon United Methodist Church where she was financial secretary for about 50 years and took on many other responsibilities in the church. Jane enjoyed playing cards; Bridge being her favorite. She loved to walk in the community of Brandon and enjoyed the company of many people she ran into on her walk. Jane loved her grandchildren dearly and looked forward to “Happy Time” each day. Janed loved to dance and enjoyed music.

Jane is survived by her children: Susan (Dan) Stelsel of rural Waupun; Jill (Mark) Ramsey of Brandon, and Peter (Vicky) TeBeest of Ripon; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Susan (Jerry) Giebink of Waupun.

Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Jumbo; a sister, Mary Loomans; and her parents.


Friends and relatives may call on the family at the church on Thursday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.


A memorial service and celebration of Jane TeBeest’s life will be held Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Brandon United Methodist Church with Rev. AHyun Lee and Pastor Arica Leonard officiating. Following the service it’s Jane’s wish that relatives and friends gather for drinks, food, and fellowship at The Rock in Waupun.



  1. Jacquie Jenkin Says: June 10, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Jane had a smile and friendly greeting for everyone she was the essence of friendship. My condolences to you all.

  2. Cindy He3 Says: June 11, 2019 at 8:46 am

    Your families are in our thoughts and prayers. Jane will be missed.

  3. Dean and Wendy Lenz Says: June 28, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    We are so saddened to learn of Jane’s passing. She was a classmate and a friend. Jane always had a smile and cheerful way of making everyone feel better. We will miss her enthusiasm and her joyful demeanor.
    Our sympathy to her family.

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