Janice I. Henke, 84
July 22, 1933 — Sept. 27, 2017
Janice I. Henke (nee Marx), of Jackson, passed away with her family by her side Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at The Kathy Hospice. Janice was born July 22, 1933, in Appleton to Henry and Verna (nee Allen) Marx. She attended Appleton High School, class of 1951, and then went to Marquette University and graduated in 1955. Janice met Robert Henke Sr. at Marquette University and they were married May 3, 1958. She loved gardening with Bob and had a raspberry patch that was 6 acres, although now it is down to 3 acres. Janice’s heart was taking care of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and she enjoyed being around children. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church of Slinger.
Janice is survived by her husband, Bob, and children Robert (Peggy) Henke and Chris Henke. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Nicholas, Anthony (Dakota), Timothy, Jarrod and Brian; great-grandchildren, Masen, Luke and Hazel; brother-in-law, Bruno (Ramona) Henke; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at St. Peter Catholic Church of Slinger with the Rev. Richard J. Stoffel presiding. Interment will follow the mass at Mount Olivet Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be at the church only Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. until the time of mass (10 a.m.). Memorials are appreciated to St. Peter Catholic Church (208 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086).
A special thank you to all the staff at The Kathy Hospice for the compassionate care of Janice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.