Loretta Bohnsack

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


11:00 am
Monday, December 17, 2018
St. Pius X Church
834 Brookside Drive
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Oak Lawn Cemetery
1530 Bronson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Loretta Bohnsack

Jane Adams Bohnsack, age 90 of Fairfield, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late John Francis Bohnsack (former manager of GE distribution). In addition to being a wife, Jane was also a mother to six, grandmother to twelve, and great grandmother to five. She was born in Egypt Mills, Missouri on November 22, 1928, the daughter of the late Walter Quincy Adams and Aida Agnes Hanebrink.

Jane put her career ambitions aside and began to raise her family.  However, when the children were growing up Jane returned to school.  She received her nursing degree from the University of Bridgeport. She worked for many years at the VA Hospital in West Haven, CT as well as doing volunteer nursing throughout the remainder of her career and in her retirement.

Jane leaves behind five children: Pamela Bohnsack and her husband, Normand Benjamin of Connecticut, M. Gregory Bohnsack and his wife, Patricia (Welch) of Florida, Dr. John Bohnsack and his wife, Dr. Rebecca Day of Utah, Mark Bohnsack and his wife Judy, Katrina (Bohnsack) Nelson and her husband, Michael Nelson of Connecticut.  She leaves behind her grandchildren: Noah Benjamin, Seton Benjamin, Gabriel Benjamin, Nicholas and his wife Brooke Bohnsack, Kyle Bohnsack, Lindsay Bohnsack, Dr. Peyton Bohnsack, Timothy Bohnsack, Michael Nelson, Christopher Nelson, Sarah (Nelson) Neubauer and her husband Ryan, John Nelson and his wife Vicky. She is also survived by her great grandchildren Chase, Walker, Hudson, Owen and Eli.  In addition to her parents and her husband Jane is predeceased by her daughter Mary L. Bohnsack.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2-6 p.m. in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Her Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. directly at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Dr. Fairfield, CT.  Interment will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Fairfield University.  Please indicate in the memo line:  The John and Jane Bohnsack Endowed Scholarship; and send to: Fairfield University c/o Kevin Delaney 1073 North Benson Road Fairfield, Connecticut 06824. For travel directions or to sign her online guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com

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