July 5, 1944 - May 9, 2021
Janice Ann Neuschafer, the daughter of Alfred Henry and Margaret Anna (Demel) Neuschafer, was born on July 5, 1944 in Ellsworth, Kansas. She was one of five children born to this union, three sons and two daughters, Janice, Vern, Don, Marvin and Mary. Janice attended the Enterprise grade school and graduated from Dickinson County Community High School, Chapman, Kansas. She then attended Marymount College in Salina, Kansas for two years and Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. In 1966 Janice started working for the Post Office Department (later to become the U.S. Postal Service) in Wichita, Kansas as a secretary and served in various management positions in Human Resources, Labor Relations and Delivery Service in Wichita, Topeka and the Kansas City area. She served as Officer In Charge (Acting Postmaster) in Tonganoxie, Kansas, Humbolt, Kansas, Great Bend, Kansas and Marysville, Kansas. In 1985 she was appointed Postmaster in Belleville, Kansas. In 1995 she was appointed Postmaster of McPherson, Kansas. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 34 years of service in 1999. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in McPherson where she was a member of the Altar Society and a Eucharistic Minister for many years. She was also a volunteer for the Lord's Diner, Wichita, Kansas. Janice was a Christian, loving and caring sister, aunt and dear friend. Her wise counsel, gentle but firm guidance and gracious smile will be missed by those who knew and loved her. Janice enjoyed her Catholic faith, travel, polka music, working in her yard and spending time with her friends and family. Janice Ann Neuschafer, 76, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 3:10 a.m., Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at Cedars House. Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Margaret Neuschafer; and brothers, Don and Vern Neuschafer. She is survived by her siblings, her brother Marvin Neuschafer and his wife Jolene, of Prosper, Texas and her sister Mary Avery and her husband Dennis, of Abilene, Kansas. She is also survived by nieces and nephews, Michelle Neuschafer, Cindy Suiter, Mike Neuschafer, Mark A. Neuschafer, Nick Avery, and Ben Avery; several great-nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Rosary starting at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, McPherson, Kansas with Fr. Ben Shockey officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chapman, Kansas with Fr. John Wolesky officiating. Memorial are to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, McPherson or St. Patrick's Cemetery Fund, Chapman and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460.
Janice Ann Neuschafer, the daughter of Alfred Henry and Margaret Anna (Demel) Neuschafer, was born on July 5, 1944 in Ellsworth, Kansas. She was one of five children born to this union, three sons and two daughters, Janice, Vern, Don, Marvin... View Obituary & Service Information
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