Jane Elizabeth Pehnke, 73, of Galveston, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014, at her residence. She was born September 30, 1940, in Galveston, to Melvin and Irabel Green. Jane was a wonderful cook who enjoyed having friends over for a gourmet dinner. She also loved traveling, boat rides, and time spent at the family’s camp on Moody Island.
Janie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee Allwyn Pehnke; and sister-in-law, Helga Green.
She is survived by her son, Jedd J. Pehnke and Barbara Alcala; grandson, Robert Lee Pehnke; brother, Jedd Harris Green; nephews, Jeffery Forester Green and Cy Green; niece, Heidi Green; daughter-in-law, Misty Pehnke; and special friends: Sandy Pierce, Karen and Bill Fullen, Helen Sharbach, Glenda Brown, and Ricky Brown; and numerous others who knew and loved her.
Janie’s family will receive visitors beginning at 10:00 am, Monday, January 6th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Doug Guthier officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.
Pallbearers will be Mario Ayala, Bill Fullen, Lloyd E. Bullard, Ben Daniel, Chase Williams, and Tristen Pierce.