Janiece L. Thola

A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, July 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the Assumption Catholic Church in Charlotte with a one-hour visitation before the service. Friends may call Friday, July 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lahey and Dawson Funeral Home in Maquoketa. Burial will be held at the Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Charlotte, immediately following the Funeral Mass.

Janiece was born Sept. 17, 1927, to Peter and Clara Entringer Till in rural Andrew. She graduated from Andrew High School.

On Oct. 26, 1950, she married Eldred A. Thola at St. John’s Catholic Church in Andrew. She was a bookkeeper for the family business and enjoyed being a wife and mother.

She was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church in Charlotte and a past member the Rosary Society.

She enjoyed spending winters in Texas, playing cards, gardening, flowers and sewing. Her children and grandchildren were her everything.

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband, Eldred “Al”; three children, Connie (Ron) Spitznagel of Gainesville, Florida, Lois Gebben of DeBary, Florida, and Wayne (Margaret) Thola of Preston; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers, Lowell (Arlene) Till of Maquoketa, Eldon (Virginia) Till of Davenport and Rich (Eunice) Till of Maquoketa; a sister-law, Naomi Till of Springbrook; and a brother-in-law, Merwin Monner.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Merlin and Lavern; and two sisters, Darlene Kilburg and Shirley Monner.

Memorials may be directed to the family in her honor.

Online condolences may be left for her family at laheys.com.