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Linn County News

Published March 13, 2024

 

Janice (Good) Waltmire, age 86, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, March 9, 2024.

She was born the youngest of four children in Mound City, Kan., on Aug. 20, 1937, to the late Ralph and Hayden Good. Janice met her lifelong love, the late Harvalee Waltmire in high school, and the two were married in 1958, sharing 65 years together. They moved to Overland Park, Kan., to raise their family before retiring and moving to their farm in Fulton, Kan.

Janice found her greatest joy in the time she spent with family and friends. Whether vacations to Colorado, weekend motorcycling, singing in the church choir, or dancing with Harv in their living room, her stories of love, and laughter leave the most lasting memories.

She was known for her down-home charm and hospitality, making everyone feel like family. To her last moment, Janice left us with warmth, affection, and a lasting smile that will live on in those who will always love her.

Janice is survived by her children, Vera (Jeff) Heller of Houston, Texas, Brian (Gina) Waltmire of Overland Park, Kan.; grandchildren, Rachel, Brooke, Samantha, and Max; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Bill Good of Nevada, Mo.

Rev. Connie Edgerton will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m. on March 14, 2024, at Fulton Methodist Church, Fulton, Kan. Burial will follow at Osaga Cemetery, Fulton, Kan. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in memorial made to the Colon Cancer Coalition. Donations may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, Kan. 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted online at cheneywitt.com.

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