Meineke, Janice A.
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Janice A. Meineke, age 87, a former Mishicot resident, entered into eternal life Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, in Manitowoc. Janice was born July 26, 1926 in Mishicot to the late Archie and Julia Stransky Peltier, and has been a lifelong area resident. She was a graduate of the Mishicot High School graduating with the class of 1944. Janice was baptized August 8, 1926 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. She married Dale W. Meineke January 13, 1945 in Mishicot, he preceded her in death January 27, 2000. She was confirmed at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church March 30, 1947. She was employed by the Holst Department Store in Mishicot for many years as a clerk, and later worked as a luncheon aide for the Mishicot Elementary School. Janice was a faithful member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was a Charter Member of the St. Peter's Bible Hour for many years. She served as a volunteer for the RSVP. Janice loved spending time with her family, gardening, knitting, and cross stiching.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharie and Paul Roekle, of Manitowoc; Sue and Reiny Bruss, of Manitowoc; 5 grandchildren, Christopher and Andrew Roekle, Timothy (Rachelle) Bruss, Thomas (Jessica) Bruss, Rebecca (Ben) Davies; 6 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, Natalie, Abigail, William, and Elizabeth; one sister, Joyce Lambert, of Manitowoc; two sisters-in-law, Joann Meineke, of Manitowoc; LaVerne Peltier, of Mishicot; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was also preceded in death by two special Angelic grandchildren, Angela Sue, and Philip Paul; one brother, Marvin Peltier; two brothers-in-law, Donald Meineke and Gerald Lambert.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mishicot, with the Reverend Robert Johannes officiating, with burial to follow in the Mishicot Public Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church, until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. There will be no Friday evening visitation. A memorial fund has been established in her name.
Janice's wish was to be in Heaven with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She lived her faith and was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Thank you to Pastor Johannes for your prayers. She looked forward to your visits and also visits from her faithful friends, and family. To all of mom's friends, especially Elaine, and the entire staff at the Manitowoc Health and Rehab. Center, our family thanks you. The concern, compassion, and devoted care will stay in our hearts forever. Live in faith until we meet again as God's Happy Family. The Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home of Mishicot is assisting Janice's family with funeral arrangments.
Lambert Eckert Funeral Home
344 South State Street
Mishicot, WI 54228
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Aug. 22 to Aug. 24, 2013