Jan Marie Repman
1949 - 2020
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February 25, 1949 ˜ April 25, 2020

Jan Repman, 71, passed away in Vancouver, WA on April 25, 2020. She was born on Feb. 25, 1949, the second of three daughters, to John Lloyd Brosze and Ruthe Elinor O’Neill in Morton, WA. She was raised in the small logging community of Morton, graduating from Morton High School in 1967.
Jan moved to Vancouver, WA to attend Clark College that Fall. That is where she met Greg Repman, her future husband. They were engaged in July of 1968 and married on June 14, 1969 at Sacred Heart Church in Morton.
Jan worked as a telephone operator during high school and then as a sales associate at Meier and Frank in Loyd Center and then at JC Penney in downtown Vancouver.
She found her true calling as a mother in October of 1979 when she and Greg adopted a three week old baby girl she named Andrea Dawn. Jan loved volunteering at Andrea’s schools in any way she could.
As Andrea moved to high school, Jan found a new hobby, searching for, buying, and refinishing antique closets and side boards and tables. Jan continued to volunteer at Our Lady of Lourdes Church where she made many wonderful friends. When Greg retired, she brought him into that group as a new volunteer.
The arrival of grandsons, Noah and then Theo, renewed the joy of motherhood for her. She loved being with them and was as proud of them as she was of Andrea. She loved telling everyone about their accomplishments as they grew.
Jan is survived by her husband, Greg; daughter, Andrea Hildebrand (Nate); grandsons, Noah and Theo; and her sisters, Meric Brown (Terry) and Rena Richards (Doug).
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held when we can again gather together to celebrate Jan.
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Published in The Columbian on May 10, 2020.
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June 21, 2020
my friend, you have been so very special to me! You accepted my friendship and myself for what I am! I am so very honored and so very blessed to have known you Jan ! You will always be in my heart and I shall never forget you my dearest friend.
Sissy Jacob
May 19, 2020
Greg and Andrea, I am so sorry for your loss. I spent many years at Lourdes volunteering with Jan, I remember her as a lovely woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care of each other.
Susan Erickson
May 16, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for you and the family.
Bob Salter
May 16, 2020
So very sorry for your loss, I'm so happy that you enjoyed many years together and made such a lovely family. May God Bless You!
Helen Maffeo
May 14, 2020
Gosh, Greg, I am so sorry to hear of Jan's passing! I know of know one who had a bigger heart and carried about people unconditionally. I am sending light and love to you, your daughter and grandchildren
Michele Alderson(Carter)
May 12, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are for you and your family that you know that the Lord is walking with you.
Mary Roper
May 12, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all.
Dave and Rita Riedy
May 10, 2020
We are sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family. May your memories bring you joy and help you through this sad time.

John and Lynne DiVittorio
Lynne DiVittorio
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