Janice Rardin, age 85 of Nisswa, passed away on February 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on June 24, 1933 in Brainerd to Charlie & Carrie (Staub) Peterson. Janice married James Rardin on December 1, 1951, and together they had 4 children. Jim and Janice owned and operated Rardin Construction. She loved spending time with her family. Janice enjoyed shopping, estate sales, garage sales, sewing, crafting, cooking, dancing, travelling, reading, visiting with friends, and spending summer days at the Rardin family cabin on the Gull River.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Jeff (Sue) of St. Paul, Jill (Dean) Johnson of Pillager, Jay (Angie) of Nisswa; daughter-in-law, Karen Rardin of Nisswa, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter.
She is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Jim; son, Jon; brother, Bob Peterson.
Funeral Service for Janice will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 11AM, Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home (512 South 8th Street, Brainerd). Visitation on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home in Brainerd, and one hour prior to the service, Wednesday. Interment at Gull River Cemetery in Sylvan Township.
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. .
Caring for Janice & the Rardin Family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home