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“Dear Charles, I was so sorry to hear about the death of Janice. I always looked forward to seeing and talking to her when we came to Marissa for your...Read More »
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“I am so sorry to hear about Janice. I have such wonderful memories of her when I lived in Marissa. She was such a wonderful person and would do...Read More »
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“My sympathy to you and your family. I was so sorry Janice and I had to cancel our lunch this summer due to her fall. I did talk to her on the phone...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Carol Lindhorst - Bradenton, FL

“I want you to know that I am very sorry about the death of Janice. Gary and my kids went to school together and they were in Youth groups together...Read More »
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Janice Jean, nee Stunkel, Schmidt, 70, of Marissa, IL; born December 28, 1943 in East St. Louis, IL; passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at her home with her family by her side.

Mrs. Schmidt was a homemaker. She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ. She served as treasurer of the Evangelical Daughters. Janice greatly enjoyed camping. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Edwin and Adelia, nee Lindhorst, Stunkel. One nephew – Alan Schmidt.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years – Charles Schmidt whom she married on November 24, 1963. One son – Gary (Mindy) Schmidt of Waterloo, IL. Her grandchildren – Isabella and Brayden.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and at Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:30am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:30am with Rev. Gail Giesel officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.