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Janice I Retherford

12/16/1929 - 02/28/2017

Burial Date 03/02/2017

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Janice I. Retherford, 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Premier Estates.

Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of Jill Retherford. Online condolences: ww

Janice was born on December 16, 1929, in Grandview, the daughter of Clifford and Gail McCulley Allen. She married Paul Retherford on September 10, 1951, in Letts. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2002.

She worked for Muscatine County Treasurer in the Auto License Department for 29 years until her retirement. She attended Mulford Evangelical Free Church. She enjoyed sewing, doing cross stitching, embroidering, crocheting, knitting, and being with her grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include one daughter, Jill Retherford of Muscatine; two granddaughters, Teisha O’Brien and husband, Russ, of Muscatine, and Kara Dugan and husband, Chris, of Letts; two great-granddaughters, Shelby Ann and Bella O’Brien; and one brother, Wayne Allen of Letts.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.