Mrs. Harper was a Freeburg Midgets and a Fulton Missouri Hornets football fan, and loved the St. Louis Cardinals.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harland and Edith Marie, nee Schwalb, Garland; and two brothers, David L. Garland and Jon S. Garland.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Dewane Harper, whom she married on May 27, 1963;
one daughter, Darla Lynn (Robert) Schutzenhofer;
one son, Randy Dewane (Janelle Lynn) Harper;
six grandchildren, Jacob Kurtis (Anastasia) Harper, Miranda Lynn Harper, Jesse Law, Ransom Harper, Ethan Wyatt Schutzenhofer, and Nathan James Schutzenhofer;
two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Iris Harper;
her twin brother, Dennis L. (Evelyn) Garland;
two brothers, Daniel S. Garland and Douglas L. Garland;
one sister, Judy J. Mudd;
many nieces and nephews;
great-nieces and great-nephews;
and many dear friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
According to Janice’s wishes, there will be no funeral services.