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Janice K Floran (Archer) - Class Of 1967

Janice K Floran (Archer)


Washington 1967 Janice K (Floran) Archer

June 17, 1949 - Dec. 03, 2016

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SOUTH BEND - Janice Kay Archer, 67, of South Bend died at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, December 3rd in Hospice House, Elkhart following a short illness. Janice was born June 17, 1947 in South Bend to the late Catherine (Fifer) and James Floran and was a lifetime area resident. On June 24, 1967 in South Bend as Janice Kay Floran she married Larry R. Archer who preceded her in death May 16, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Tracie Archer of South Bend; her sister, Penny Crites (John) of Mishawaka; her brother, David Floran (Meg) of Valparaiso; her brothers-in-law, Ted Archer (Judy) of Largo, FL and Ron Archer (Sharon) of Plainwell, MI; and many nieces and nephews.

Jan was a 1967 graduate of South Bend Washington High School. She retired as a Customer Service Representative for Pioneer Metal Finishing. Jan enjoyed many crafting interests including scrapbook getaways where she was known as “Hat Lady” because of her many self - made decorative ribbon hats. Her other nickname was “Bottle Lady” from transforming wine bottles into cheese ball trays. She will be greatly missed by so many faithful friends.

Funeral services celebrating Jan's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 8th in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. with Rev. Mary Hubbard officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, Niles. The family will receive friends from 3 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7th in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Jan may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Ln., Mishawaka, IN, 46545. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at

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Welsheimer Funeral Home

521 North William Street

South Bend, IN 46616

(574) 232-4857 Funeral Home Details

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Published in South Bend Tribune on Dec. 6, 2016

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