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Janice Craig

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Janice Craig Obituary

Janice Marie Wheeler Craig of Wheatland passed away on October, 6, 2016, three months after being diagnosed with cancer. She was 84 and had been living with heart failure for the past 10 years. Janice left this world thankful for a wonderful life and loving family.

Janice was born August 15, 1932 in Corning to Harry St Clare and Doris Wheeler. She married James Craig of Corning on June 18, 1949 and they raised 5 children. The family moved to Wheatland in 1965, where Jim worked as a math teacher at Bear River Middle School.

Janice earned an AA degree in Education & an Early Childhood Certificate from Yuba Community College in 1976. She worked as a teacher's aide for 11 years at Wheatland Elementary and Bear River Middle Schools. She also held the job of clerk and medical biller in her daughter Susan's Fair Oaks medical office.

Janice is survived by her husband Jim and 4 children: David Craig (Michele) of Canandaigua, NY, Alice Wagner (David) of Longwood, FL, Susan Craig of Minneapolis, MN and Scott Craig of Auburn; as well as 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and her brother Keith Wheeler (Peggy) of Eureka. She was preceded in death by her son Stephen Craig and his wife Adella; her brother Andrew Wheeler; and sister Claire Johnson.

Janice will be buried at Sunset Cemetery in Corning near her parents. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 15 at the First Christian Church, 1421 Marin St, Corning, where she was an active member for many years.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 11, 2016
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