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Janice Smoot, 71 year old resident of Sobieski, MN died Sunday, February 18 at her home in Sobieski. A funeral service will be held at Noon on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls with Chaplain Valentine officiating. A visitation will be held two hours prior to the service also at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery.
Janice was born on April 6, 1946 in Waverly, Tennesee to Herman and Frances (Gwin) Miller. She was united in marriage to Robert Smoot on January 5, 1972 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The couple then resided in Little Falls area. Janice worked at Herbie’s Bar and Sperry-Univac. She enjoyed dancing, karaoke, fishing, traveling, and being around her family and friends.
Janice is survived by son, Bobby Etheridge of TN, Michael (Melissa) Smoot of WI; daughters, Melissa (Michael) Kamrath of AZ, Lee-Anne (Harly) Jasmer of MN, Madonna (Brad) Doege of MN, Teresa (Mark) Swoboda of WI; brother, Woody (Paulette) Miller of TN; sister, Leda (David) Lancaster of TN; 19 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Robert Etheridge; granddaughter, Corey Etheridge; brother, Milton Miller, sister, Wanda Clark.