Janice Kracht

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Funeral services for Mrs. Janice Kracht, 69, of Peterson will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aurelia. Rev. Larry Lemeke will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at St. John's Cemetery in Peterson.

Mrs. Kracht passed way Friday, Oct. 15, at Spencer Hospital.

Janice Kay Kracht, the daughter of Adolph and Evelyn (Powers) Vohs, was born Jan. 1, 1941, in Sioux City. She spent her childhood years on a farm east of Sioux City, graduating from Lawton High School in 1959.

Janice graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing and practiced nursing in Sioux City and Denver, Colo.

She married Douglas Kracht on Aug. 29, 1965, and following their marriage she served along with her husband in the U.S. Air Force for two years. In 1979, Janice and her husband retired to Iowa where Doug farmed near Peterson.

During this time Janice was active in the American Legion Auxiliary, and other community activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Douglas Vohs.

She is survived by her husband and a sister, Joan Murray and her husband, Roger of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister-in-law, Jane Barker of West Des Moines; nieces: Dana and Karen Murray - both of Lincoln, Neb., Melissa Vohs of St. Joe, Mo., and JoAnna Rowe and her husband, Jared of Minneapolis, Minn.; nephews, John Barker of Minneapolis Minn. and Marty Vohs of Moville, other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Peterson is in charge of arrangements.