Jane Ellen Claypoole, a longtime resident of Forest Park, died on Aug. 5, 2015 at Rush Oak Park Hospital. Born in Berwyn to Otto and Mary (nee Kurylo) Finkbeiner, she is survived Claypoole is survived by her cousins and many friends. She was preceded in death by her sister, Diane Maria Finkbeiner, and her parents. 

Visitation and funeral services were held on Aug. 11 at St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park with interment at Concordia Cemetery. 

Donations to Walther Christian Academy, www.walther.com, are appreciated. Arrangements were handled by Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home in Oak Park.