Dorothy Edna "Dottie" Janus

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DOROTHY "DOTTIE" EDNA JANUS PORTAGE, IN Dorothy "Dottie" Edna Janus, age 76, of Portage, IN passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, August 8, 2014. She was born on May 15, 1938, in Londonderry Township, PA to Harry and Eliza (Hutzell) Ernst, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughters: Jayne (Dan) Janus Bey of Portage, June (Terry) Janus Smith of Portage and Joyce (Ed Beauregard) Janus of SC; grandchildren: Joshua (Becky) Boyd of NV, Aaron (Mandi) Fletcher of CA, Jacob Boyd of IN, Adam (Kristina) Fletcher of IN, Sabrina (Brady) Fletcher Harbin of SC, Jared Smith, IN, Janae Smith of IN, Dakota Janus of IN, Austin Janus of KY, twelve great grandchildren; brother, Walter Ernst; half-brother, Raymond Martin; and lifelong friend, Lorna Delorme. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Ronald Janus; son, John Janus; grandson, Christopher Janus; and granddaughter, Rachel Fletcher. Dorothy enjoyed attending Central Church of God in Portage, singing, caring for others, vacationing with her family and spending quality time with her grandchildren. She owned and operated businesses including: Mobile Home Furnace Supply, Shady Side Mobile Home Park and Hair Works. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday August, 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368, with Pastor Jerry Martin officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial at Crayne Cemetery, Crayne KY at a later date. Online condolences to the family may be made at


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Edmonds & Evans Funeral Homes
6941 Central Avenue Portage, IN 46368
(219) 762-1330
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Published in The Times on Aug. 11, 2014
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