Janice L. Waltke
Janice L. Waltke
  • August 13, 1938 - July 27, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Janice L. Waltke age 78 of Lincoln passed away on July 27, 2017 in Lincoln. She was born on August 13, 1938 in Beatrice, Nebraska to Rhen J. and Lucile M. (Kaminska) Dobbs. Jan married Walt Waltke on June 25, 1960 in Beatrice. She was very active at Sheridan Lutheran Church, including teaching Sunday school, recruiting teachers, leading Christmas programs and vacation bible school. Jan organized and led the first hospitality teams at the church. She also enjoyed visiting members at hospitals and nursing homes. Jan was a member of the Lincoln Womens Connection.

Jan is survived by her husband Walt of Lincoln; sons, Allen (Suzi) Waltke of Ozark, Missouri; Thomas (Elizabeth) Waltke of Norwell, Massachusetts; grandchildren, Mason, Duncan, Ryker, Zack and Zoe; sister, Jeanne (Marvin) Drevo of Crete; nieces; Jennifer, Susan, Jill; in-laws, Elmer and Diane Waltke of Beatrice; Calvin and Gloria Waltke of Marion, Iowa; Ida and Edward Agena of Adams, Nebraska; sisters-in-law; Patricia Waltke and Karen Waltke; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandson, Ian, brothers-in-law, Robert Waltke and William Waltke.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sheridan Lutheran Church, 70th and Old Cheney Road.

Interment will be in Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Sheridan Lutheran Church Foundation.