FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Janice E. Quante
Age - 73
6/16/1939 - 10/12/2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
First United Methodist Church
2710 14th Street
Reverend Norma Jean Andrews
will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be
directed to the wishes of the family.
Janice died Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Columbus Community Hospital.
Janice Evelyn Quante was born June 16, 1939 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Clifford and Amy (Smith) Quante. She graduated from Columbus High School and took classes at Northeast Community College, Peru State and Columbus Beauty College. Janice lived most of her life in Columbus. Her family vacations included Disneyland, Knottsberry Farm & the Wax Museum of Movie Stars. They visited their cousin Ron Smith in Mento Park and toured China Town. They toured Washington D.C. and Florida where they visited many places including the St. Petersburg Wax Museum. In 1987 Janice won a Silver Pontiac Grand Am from Ernst Auto on a radio promotion which allowed her to take her sister Donna and Nephew Michael to Gulf Port, MS to attend the anniversary of Harold and Pauline Smith. They also toured Graceland while they were there. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Evening Circle, Jobs Daughter, Girl Scout Leader, Eagles Club, Rainbow Center and belonged to a Library Book Club. Janice enjoyed helping the younger Sunday School children at church. Her youth fellowship group traveled to the Passion Play of Jesus in South Dakota and also took a trip to the Chicago Museum where they saw the movie Ben Huhr. She also traveled to the Holy Land with Reverend & Mrs. Wilson and a church group. They visited Rome and Egypt where Janice got to ride a camel. Janice enjoyed reading and watching T.V.
She is survived by:
Sister: Donna Blahak & friend Rich Pedrosa of Columbus, NE
Nephew: Michael Blahak & friend Idella Williams of Columbus, NE
Brother-in-law: Jerry Blahak of Columbus, NE
Sister-in-law: Phyllis Snell
Aunts: Ginni Quante and Pauline Smith
Cousins: Susan Jo Quante, Carol Ann Quante, Frank Quante, Jr., David Quante, Tracy Marten, Elizabeth (Ike) Ward, Rick Ward & family, Scott Ward, Gregg Ward, Bart (Kay) Swales & family, Deanna, Brian, Sylvia Kleindinst, Dennis, Shaun and Valerie Fahey, Anita Harms, Jeff Harms and family, Mark Harms and family, Marilyn (David) Miller, Valerie Miller-Coleman, Nancy (Lynn) Green, Dawn (Curt) Frazen, Nicki and Dee Ann Frost, Ron Smith and family, Norman (Vacenta) Smith, Ryan Smith, Marcie (Roy) Wilson, Amy, Karen and Patrick Quante.
She was preceded in death by:
Parents: Clifford and Amy Quante
Aunt: Mrs. William (Evelyn) Posvar
Uncles: Don & Harold Smith
Uncles: Frank, Dean & Lawrence Quante
Aunts: Fern & Evelyn Smith
Aunts: Ruth & Vee Quante
Brother-in-law: Dick Blahak
Cousin: Harold Harms