Janice "Jan" Williams
1952 - 2021
BORN
1952
DIED
2021
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Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory - Petaluma
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Petaluma, CA
Janice "Jan" (nee Blume) Williams
Janice "Jan" (nee Blume) Williams, age 69, passed away with her family present in Petaluma CA, after fierce fight with ovarian cancer. Born on July 22, 1952, in San Francisco, CA (fourth generation, daughter of Virginia Blume and Anthony (Nate) Blume, just steps from foggy Linda Mar Beach. Married to Roger Williams for 46 years, she is survived by her husband and their three children: Joe, Jess, and Megan Williams. Moving her family to Petaluma, CA, in 1984 Jan quickly enveloped herself in the local community, volunteering at elementary schools and giving over a decade of enthusiastic and committed work Petaluma High School. She later grew her career into the business of organic agriculture with ten happy and successful years at McEvoy Ranch. Jan drank her coffee black and her heart ran red every weekend for Liverpool FC. She was a baker who could not cook and a purple thumb who did like weeding. She brought people a bright side- her dial tone always an over-brimming ebullient. Her stubborn optimism will be missed by many. When asked what she would like her obituary tone she said, "fun and upbeat, which perhaps characterizers more than any of the details above possible can.
There will be a private memorial service limited to family. The family extends its sincere gratitude to Kaiser Oncology Clinic in San Rafael for their warm caring treatment and to Parent Sorenson Mortuary in Petaluma. Please send any donations to the American Cancer Society.
Published by Press Democrat on Oct. 17, 2021.
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Her smile would light up the room her laugh was contagious. She was a great neighbor who became a better friend and our lives are better because she was in it.She was brave and optimistic to the end and will be etched in our hearts forever. Love and will miss you
Mike and Theresa OBrien
October 13, 2021
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