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Janice L. Point

Published: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Janice L. Point

OREGON – Janice L. Point, 89, of Oregon, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at her home after an extended illness.

She was born Oct. 13, 1924, near Oregon, the daughter of Earl and Ruth (Wingert) Arnold. She graduated from Oregon High School, and in 1945, from KSB School of Nursing. Janice was a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Oregon, where she served as organist for many years. She was a registered nurse for many years, and retired from Franklin Grove Nursing Home.

She is survived by her four children, Sue Day of Rock Falls, Dave (Cheryl) Point of Oregon, Pam (Roger) Aschbrenner of Sterling, and Vicky (Denny) Trotter of Dixon; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Jim Point; her sister, Norene Witzel; her great-granddaughter, Riley Compton; and John Point, the father of her children.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday and the funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, with the Rev. Greg Downs officiating. Burial will be at Lighthouse Cemetery in Oregon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice & Home or the American Cancer Society.

Visit www.farrellhollnadgale.com to send condolences.

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