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Janice Gustin

Friday, September 26, 2008

Funeral services for Janice Gustin, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept 26, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin after 11:30 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Lunch will be served at the Greenville Congregational Church immediately following the services with burial to follow at 1 p.m. Friday at Liberty Cemetery of Greenville.

Janice passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at Spencer Hospital.

Janice Laureen Gustin, the daughter of Leonard and Pearl (Middagh) Beck, was born on Aug. 5, 1936, in Greenville. Janice moved to Dickens when she was five, where she attended elementary school and then graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1954. Following graduation, she worked in Storm Lake at the extension service.

Janice married Duane Gustin in March of 1956 at the Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Following their marriage, they lived on a farm near Dickens. Janice was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her children and spending time in her garden. In the fall of 1965 she moved to Spencer and divorced in 1966.

Janice attended the Spencer School of business and worked as a secretary for area businesses. In 1975 she bought the Mode-O-Day women's clothing store and operated that until 1983. She was very involved in church where she taught Sunday school, attended bible studies and liked to share her Christian faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Janice is survived by her two sons: David Gustin and his wife, Carolyn of Dickens, and Brent Gustin of Milford; one daughter, Linda Gustin of Thornton, Colo.; one granddaughter, Mary Gustin of Dickens, IA; one brother, George Beck of Arlington, OR; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.