Janice M. Price

July 25, 1925 – Jan. 24, 2011

Janice M. Price, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, surrounded by her family at the age of 85.

Janice was born July 25, 1925, the daughter of Reginald and Viola Stacy. She was a charter member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a member of the Ladies Order of the Catholic Foresters and volunteered for many church activities. Janice worked at Kline’s Department store for 20 years. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, needlepoint and baking cookies. Janice loved dancing, music and following her favorite little band, El Rey and the NightBeats, as often as possible. She was passionate about many of these things, but nothing more than having her family together.

Janice will be sadly missed by her husband of 65 years, Raymond "Ray"; her sons, Michael (Virginia) Price of Pewaukee, Larry (Donna) Price of Genesee and Brian (Ann) Price of North Prairie; daughters, Marilyn (Ron) Tyler of Nebraska, Donna (Ron Pohle) Roteik of Waukesha, Diane (Bill) Marx of Johnson Creek, Karen (Pat) Gerbensky of Genesee and Barbara (Dave) Christopherson of Mukwonago; her grandchildren, Chris, Jacqie, Kaydi, Jessica, Kodi, Rod, Mark, Chrisy, Greg, Sarah, Joe, Tracy, Ray, Michelle and Ashley; 14 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today, Jan. 27, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral Mass on Friday, Jan. 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. Howard Haase will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Mary’s Catholic Church (see address above) or the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary or cards of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneral-Home.com or call the funeral home at 542-6609.