Janice Currie


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Posted Online: April 13, 2014, 6:47 pm
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Janice E. Currie, 79, of Seaton, Ill., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Center Presbyterian Church in Seaton. Burial is at Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo, where memorials may be left to Center Presbyterian Church. Online condolences can be made at fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born Aug. 16, 1934, in Keithsburg, to Dean and Elizabeth Haupt Willmering. Janice graduated from Keithsburg High School. On April 18, 1953, she was united in marriage to John Robert Currie at Lock and Dam 17 in New Boston. He died Nov. 3, 2004.
Janice was employed at Bituminous Insurance Co., Rock Island. She was then employed as a teller at the State Bank of Seaton, retiring in 2001.
She was a member of Center Presbyterian Church and enjoyed sewing, embroidery and being with her family.
Survivors include two sons, Brian (Laura) Currie, Silvis, and Scott Currie, Seaton; a daughter, Caren Currie, Chicago; four grandchildren, Katie (Michael) McKinney, Bondurant, Iowa, Gregory (Ali) Currie, Urbandale, Iowa, Krista Currie and her fiance, David Dipold, Glen Burnie, Md., and Darrick Smith, Aledo; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Her parents, husband and a sister, Bernice Whitehall, preceded her in death.












 



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