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Jayne M. Svobodny

Jayne M. Svobodny

Jayne M. Svobodny, 72, of Willmar, died Tuesday, October 9th at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am, Saturday at Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Visitation will be one hour prior to her service at the church. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Willmar. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.

Jayne Marie Svobodny was born on May 28, 1946 in Willmar, the daughter of Steve and Dodie Miller. Jayne grew up and attended school in Olivia. She was united in marriage to Thomas Svobodny on December 15, 1962. The couple initially lived in Norfolk, Virginia before permanently relocating back to Willmar in 1964 to raise a family. Jayne was a proud, devoted mother to three children. Jayne's children were a top priority throughout her life, as she volunteered for numerous roles such as a den mother and Sunday school teacher.

After Jayne's children had left the home, she continued to volunteer in the community within nursing homes and at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, where she was a member. Caring for others was a theme throughout Jayne's life and her kind-hearted spirit will never be forgotten by those who had the privilege of knowing her.

Jayne passed away on Tuesday, October 9th at Saint Cloud hospital after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband Tom; two sons Tommy and Jon (and Nicole); daughter Kari; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister.