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Obituaries

Janice M. Crenshaw

STERLING – Janice Mae Crenshaw, 79, of Sterling, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014.

She was born Jan. 2, 1935, in Hahnaman Township, the daughter of John and Temple M. (Shere) Pierceson. She married Jerry Crenshaw on March 23, 1952, in Rock Falls. Janice had worked for 10 years at the former Haskell’s Office Supply in Sterling. She was a devoted homemaker, avid gardener, and quilter.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry; her children, Jerry F. (Betsy) Crenshaw of Front Royal, Virginia, Barbara A. (Keith) Frederick of Morrison, Susan M. (Buck) Sharon of Good Hope, and Thomas L. Crenshaw of Alexandria, Virginia; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and one half-brother.  

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave., Rock Falls. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Tampico Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Courtney Chandler, pastor of First Christian Church in Sterling, officiating. 

A memorial has been established.

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