Feb. 16, 1946 - Jan. 7, 2013
ELKHART — Janice L. Maier, 66, of Elkhart, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in her home.
She was born Feb. 16, 1946, in Elkhart to Irvin Kenneth and Ernestine (Thorpe) Johnson and married Larry D. Maier on May 5, 1979.
Survivors include a son, Wesley D. (Andrea) Maier of Elkhart; a grandson, Thomas David Maier; three brothers, Stephen K. Johnson of Elkhart, Roger K. (Sue) Johnson of Alexandria, Minn., and David K. (Donna) Johnson of Elkhart; and an aunt, Susie (Ray) Reas of Elkhart.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Thomas K. Johnson.
Janice graduated from Concord High School in 1964 and retired from Federal Paperboard Co., where she worked in production. She enjoyed her flowers and garden, doing puzzles and spending time in the kitchen. She loved being a grandma and being with her brothers. She was always willing to help anyone in need. She was an avid Notre Dame football fan.
Visitation for Janice will be two hours prior to the noon service on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart. The Rev. David Garty will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Elkhart County.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.