Monday, February 3, 2014

Janice E. Schellhase (January 29, 2014)

Janice E. Schellhase, age 59, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 12:14 P.M. on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at her residence. She was the loving wife of Robert Schellhase for 30 years, mother, and grandmother (Nana), and friend to those who knew her. She was born on September 28, 1954 to the late Donald and Mary Ann (Subler) Berger.

Janice’s happiest times were when she was with her family and friends. She loved boating, gardening, being active outside, home decorating and entertaining. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, employed by the Dannon Co., and was a proud survivor of Breast Cancer.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons: Nicholas and Amber (Borchers) Schellhase, Versailles, OH; Christopher Schellhase, Columbus, OH; and Joshua Schellhase, Charleston, SC; and Grandchildren: Blair and Grady Schellhase.

Janice is also survived by sisters, brothers and in-laws: Kathy and David Hill, Tampa Bay, FL; David Berger, Troy, OH; Denise and Michael Case, Columbus, OH; Kevin Berger, Troy, OH; Donna and Michael Lairmore, Davis, CA; Dianne and Chip Wells, Sidney, OH; Suzanne and Doug Plank, Beaufort, SC; Stephen Schellhase, MD.

She is preceded in death by in-laws Carl and Rebecca Schellhase and brother-in-law James Schellhase.

Janice will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and dear friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Saturday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice or the Cancer Association of Darke County. Condolences for the family may be expressed through