CLEARWATER, FL-Janice Elaine Sanders, 78, of Clearwater FL, formerly of Coal City and Wilmington, passed away March 4, 2017 at Largo Medical Center in Largo, FL.
Janice was born Feb. 27, 1939 in Chenoa, IL to Charles and Viola Cooper. She attended Chenoa High School and worked at Personal Products in Wilmington, retiring after 32 years of service. Janice enjoyed spending her winters in Florida for the last 25 years entertaining many friends and family members. She will certainly be missed by her ladies walking/bicycling group and her social club of friends in Florida. In the summers Jan and Dale spent their time back home attending their grand and great-grand children's sporting events and visiting all their long time friends and relatives. She will be missed by all.
Janice is survived by her husband of 40 years, Kenneth Dale Sanders of Clearwater, FL; brothers: Gary (Sharon) Cooper of Fairbury, IL; Fred (Janet) Cooper of Wilmington, IL and Richard (Barb) Cooper of Bloomington, IL; sister, Charlene Cooper of Chenoa, IL; sister-in-law, Cindy (Burl) Cooper of Joliet, IL; her children: son, Doug (Deb) Henline of Coal City, IL; daughters: Diane Flint of Clearwater, FL; Julie VanDuyne (Andy) Peterson of Coal City, IL; Teri (Michael) Harvey of Channahon, IL; step-children: Kathy (Kevin) Radford of Plainfield, IL; Karen (Gary) Teague of Naperville, IL; Dan Sanders of Little Rock, AR and Judy (Bruce) Hutton; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Harvey (Lonnie) Henline in 1970; one sister, Delores (Doug) Wilsey; one brother, Burl (Cindy) Cooper; one step-daughter, Debra (Bob) Carignan and one stepson-in-law, Bruce (Judy) Hutton.
Private services will be held in the spring at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetary.