Janice L. Scheele
1939 - 2017
Janice LaVae Scheele passed away April 13, 2017. She is survived by her son, Jeff Herdt; her sister, Jeanette Worth; her step-daughter, Susan; her two grandchildren, Heather and Kyle and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Corey, first husband Johnnie Herdt, and her second husband, Ken Scheele.
Jan was born in North Platte, NE. She graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1957 and attended Western Nebraska Junior College. In 1959, she married Johnnie Herdt and had two boys. Later in life, when her boys were older, she went to dental assisting college for two years and enjoyed a rewarding 20+ year career as a dental assistant. A widower, Jan and her son moved to Gig Harbor, WA looking for a fresh start. There she met and married Ken. She enjoyed the rest of her retirement years on the Scheele family farm tending to the grounds and taking care of Ken and Jeff.
A memorial will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the family home.
April 28, 2017
Family Home Rd.
Gig Harbor, WA 98332