Janice Marie Schmalz
Janice Marie Schmalz
  • October 2, 1931 - November 30, 2017
  • Henderson, Nevada

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Janice Marie O'Brien Schmalz, 86, passed away peacefully November 30, 2017 in Henderson NV.

Jan was born and raised in Indianapolis IN and was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth M Horner and Charles E O'Brien, as well as her husband, Richard C Schmalz, Sr. She lived in Louisville KY for 25 years prior to retiring in Palm Harbor FL in 1992.

Prior to pancreatic cancer, Jan was an active and social friend. She played bridge and mah jongg, and taught water aerobics for over 20 years. Jan enjoyed travel, ballroom dancing and line dancing. Most of all, she liked to shop.

Jan is survived by her half-brother Dennis E O'Brien (Rosie) of Plainfield, IN; as well as her children Sherri Marcoski (Jack) of Louisville KY, Rick Schmalz (Sheryl) of Henderson NV, Paula Cobb of Reno NV, and Joseph Schmalz of Titusville FL. Jan also leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

She will be buried at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater FL. Expressions of sympathy can be made to her favorite charity, St. Jude Children's Hospital.