Janice Nachtwey died Feb. 9, 2015 at age 85 and was married 64 years. Her parents were Omar and Vera Strygen of Seattle Ballard, Washington. Janice attended the University of Washington where she was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. There she met her husband Ed Nachtwey. They have five children: Peter Nachtwey of Vancouver, WA; Karla Gjertsen (Jon) of Houston, TX; Anne Marie Foreman (Ken) of Milwaukie, OR; Kathy Wiggins (Bob) of Portland, OR; and Steven Nachtwey of Eugene, OR. Janice has six grandchildren; a sister Gwen Lind of Seattle, WA; and a sister-in-law Ruth Nachtwey of Portland, OR.
Janice retired from US West where she worked in Seattle, Portland, and Eugene. She lived 21 years in Portland where she raised her family and the last 39 years in Eugene. Jan was like a flower that everyone enjoyed. She was a winner in the experience of life. A family remembrance will be held later.
Published by Eugene Register-Guard on Mar. 8, 2015.