Jace was Lutheran by faith his entire life. He was preceded in death by John & Sylvia Buys of Akron, IA and Donna Payne of Castana, IA; grandparents and uncle, David Richardson.
Jace is survived by his mother Tammi Buys Payne of Akron, IA, father Larry Payne of Lincoln, NE; fiancé Jeana Hoffschneider of Aurora; sister Jessica and her husband Alex and son Jaxon Pagel of Belton, MO; sister Kylie Payne and her daughter Audrey of Geneva, NE; step father Wayne Richardson of York; step mother Joni Payne of Geneva, NE; and three step sisters: Miranda McCarthy of Lincoln, NE, Melissa Fushia of Geneva, and Kasey Houck of York; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.
Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 31 at the main floor of the York City Auditorium. A memorial fund has been set up at Midwest Bank. No viewing or visitation.