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Janice M. Richardson
Janice M. Richardson
July 14, 1934 - May 24, 2011
Odebolt, IA

Visitation: 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 26, 2011 at Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Odebolt, IA
Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Friday, May 27, 2011 at United Methodist Church, Odebolt, IA
Interment: May 27, 2011 at Odebolt Cemetery, Odebolt, IA

Janice M. Richardson, age 76, of Odebolt, IA, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. Janice Marie Breon was born on July 14, 1934, to Thomas and Dorothy (Buehler) Breon in Early, IA. She grew up in Odebolt, IA and graduated with the class of 1953.

Janice was united in marriage on June 2, 1953, to Dale L. Richardson. The couple spent the first three years of marriage at Camp Pendleton in California. They then returned to Odebolt until moving to Sac City, IA in 1966. They retired back to Odebolt in 1991. Dale and Janice enjoyed a wonderful marriage for over 55 years. To this union three children were born: Steven, Gayle, and Thomas.

Janice worked as a cook for the Sac City schools for over 20 years. She was very active in the community and was a volunteer for the Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center, the United Methodist Church, the Odebolt Community Center and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center Auxiliary Board.

Janice enjoyed crocheting, cooking, volunteering, and entertaining family and friends. She cherished the time spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children: Steven and wife Mary of Rockwell City, IA; Gayle Davis of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; and Thomas and wife Jody of Honolulu, HI; seven grandchildren: Heidi, Lindsay, Chase, Scott, Trevor, Molly and Ashleigh; two great-grandchildren: Taylor and Emersyn; brother: Duane Breon and wife Mary of Boyer, IA; sister: Cam Neumann and husband Dick of Carroll, IA; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dean Richardson and wife Lynn of Destin, FL; sister-in-law Jean Richardson of Concord, NC; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Dale and a sister Pamela in infancy.

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