In Memory of

Jane F. Armstrong

September 19, 1955 - January 4, 2021


Jane Francis Armstrong-Oyler passed away Monday January 4, 2021 surrounded by family. Jane was
born September 19, 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri, and is preceded in death by her loving parents,
David and Margaret Barry, siblings, Bridget Barry, Denny Barry, and David Barry, and son Jonathan
Armstrong. Jane leaves behind her soul mate, husband of 33 years, Tim Oyler. She is survived by her son,
Chris Armstrong, two daughters, Meg Shiers and Molly Rew, daughter-in law, Amanda Armstrong, and
two son-in laws, Allan Shiers and Alex Rew. She will also be greatly missed by her grandchild Lakelyn
Jane Rew, who she often referred to as the love of her life. Jane never really liked dogs until she met and
raised Lily Oyler who we often called her “favorite” child. Jane had a large family including siblings
Denise Sullivan, Michelle Davis, and Kathleen Jacobs. Of all the things she did in life being with her family
was her favorite. She loved to have family gatherings where she would spend the weekend cooking for
everyone. An avid crafter, Jane loved making jewelry for anyone she met and really enjoyed crafting
every weekend with her kids and nieces and nephews. Jane retired from the IRS after 33 years of service
and enjoyed her time traveling with family. Jane fought a heroic battle with cancer the past four years
and her family is so proud of how strong she remained throughout. Always loved, forever missed, and
never forgotten. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital.

A public visitation will be held from 10am to 11am Friday Jan 8th. A private service for family will follow at 11am.


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I was so sorry to hear this. Several from her IRS family were fortunate to see Jane last year during one of our luncheons. She had an excellent career with the federal government, one to be very proud of for certain. So happy she was able to meet her granddaughter in March who shares her name. She was so proud of her family and spoke of you often. Thinking of you all. Take care.

I first met Jane when she was a Chief of LR in KC. She always took the time to talk with me. I will always remember her making jewelry during our negotiation breaks. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed dearly.

I worked with Jane for many years. She was always my “go to” person. So smart and very good at her job. Condolences to her family, I’m sure she’ll be missed tremendously ?

We both worked with Jane – D directly in Labor Relations and I knew her from Employment. Jane also trained me when I was a new Staffing Specialist in Employment before she went to LR. We both were saddened to hear of her illness and passing. We will keep her and her family in our prayers.

I started my career with Jane as a tax examiner, she always made us smile.m she was a dedicated employee who knew her business. God’s peace to her family and friends. She was so proud of her family.

Jane did my orientation when I started at the IRS in August 1988. We spent many years working together in Employment and Labor Relations. She was also a dear friend and she will be missed.

Test in Peace Jane. I always enjoyed working with Jane. She was gave good guidance and was a straight shooter.

I worked with Jane at IRS. I remember she was fun to work, especially at Halloween when she would bring costumes for us. My condolences to her family.

I met Janie my second year at IRS. She was working as the Head Timekeeper and I became her student. Her patience was great and I gained a wonderful friend. Her beautiful auburn hair and tenacity were admired by many. Later as a manager I and Jane worked closely handling Labor Relations situations. She represented me in many discussions with NTEU. She, Gary Williams, and I had some interesting discussions! I’m so sorry I didn’t know she was suffering from cancer. My sister suffered the same disease. I shall see you again my friend in Heaven. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

To Jane’s Beloved Family: I had the joy of knowing Denise, David, and Jane as a child and adolescent. They were an integral part of the Christ the King community and lived just a couple of doors from my cousin and as such was over there playing as a child. In later years, Jane would commemorate our childhood joy with a Grade School Reunion joke which I fell for hook, line and sinker. She was always a bundle of joy. I thank God for her presence here in life and look forward to the joy she will bring you in spirit with her continued presence in your lives. God bless the Armstrong, Oyler, and Barry family’s during this trying period and may He travel with you on your journey of grief. With empathy and sorrow,
Mark Biersmith

We are so sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. We knew Jane from working at the IRS. I (Karen) worked with Jane for many years in LR. We had a lot of interesting and fun times at work. She was a good friend and will definitely be missed. Sending prayers to the family.

Amstrong-Olyer Family:

Sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy and.prayers are with you all. May God’s love will always be with you.

God bless you all !

Gary Johnson and Family

Entire Scanlon Family sends thoughts, prayers, and hugs to Jane’s family. We all hold such vivid memories of our times on 90th Terrace. Our love to all.

I am truly saddened of the loss of Jane. I got to know her at the Bannister building. She was always very nice to me and I appreciated that. I often told her she rescued me and I will always be eternally grateful. My condolences to the family.

I am truly saddened of the loss of Jane. She was always so kind to me and I often told her she rescued me for which I will always be eternally grateful. My condolences to the family.

Eternal rest granted to her O lord, and may the perpetual light shine upon her!

May the lord now receive her into his arms a most honored guest.

I worked with Jane at the IRS Personnel Office for 12 years. She was a wonderful person and teacher! So many memories! The thermostat when she was having Molly! Rip Jane.

So sorry to hear about Jane’s passing! She was the kindest soul! Barry’s were the best neighbors growing up, so many childhood memories! I was blessed to keep in touch over the years with Denise and Jane, thanks to my sister Rita! Prayers for the entire family!???

So sorry for your loss. I met Jane at IRS and she was a wonderful person. She was very talented and was my go to person in Labor Relations with employee issues. She was very proud of her family and spoke about them often.


I am so sorry for this and all of the loss in your family. Prayers, friend.


Gayla Hainje Kellogg

Jane was a great person. She provided me and my staff quality guidance for our LR cases. We always knew she would steer us in the right direction. Rest in heavenly peace Jane. You will be missed.

Jane helped me out a lot as a manager. She was patient, professional and someone I could depend upon.

I’m so sorry to hear about this.

May her memory be a blesding.

So very sadden to hear of her passing. We were friends for many years but lost contact after I transferred to another agency. May God watch over Jane’s family and ease their suffering.


Friday, January 8, 2021
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Public Visitation
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Friday, January 8, 2021
11:00 AM Private Service for Family
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063