Sara Jayne Yentsch passed away peacefully on August 22, 2019, at the age of 83. Jayne passed away in Safford, Arizona and prior to that lived in Willcox, Arizona for 59 years. Jayne was born on May 29, 1936, in Sheldon, Illinois. Jayne was one of three daughters born to Robert and Evelyn Van Camp. She moved to Arizona around the age of 16.
Jayne was preceded in death by: her husband, Richard Yentsch; her father, Robert Van Camp; and her mother, Evelyn Van Camp; and two sisters, Patricia Leonard and Sue Joanou. Jayne is survived by: her children, Candy Morgan (John), of Thatcher, Todd Yentsch (Danna), of Tucson, Robin Miller (Tommy), of Willcox, and Jamie Van Camp, of Sierra Vista; six grandchildren, Cody and Heath Moreman, of Thatcher, Alyssa Bell (Tyler), of Huachuca City, Brook Yentsch, of Sonita, Hillary Wachob (Lyle), of Pennsylvania and Jesse Van Camp (Angela), of Pennsylvania; and sixteen grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews and friends.
The family suggests donations please be made in Jayne’s memory to the Eden Hospice, 1491 West Thatcher Blvd., Suite 104 Safford, Arizona 85546.
A Potluck gathering for family and friends will be conducted Sunday, September 8, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., at Keiller Park in Willcox.
Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.