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Janice Moore

November 30, 1932 — May 13, 2014

81, of Cass City, died following a short illness, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Saginaw. She was the only child born November 30, 1932 in Deckerville to Wesley Albert and Naomi Charlotte (Pearson) Dean. She married Donald Maurice Moore July 29, 1950 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Palms. He died February 25, 2002.

Janice filled her life with music. After taking a music correspondent course she gave lessons to many students in the Thumb area. She taught piano, organ, accordion and voice. Janice taught in area schools, including Port Hope Schools and in homes. Many years ago she was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Palms where she served as church organist for over 25 years. Along with her son, Duane, Janice played in a band for many area events. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cass City. Janice enjoyed canning and camping especially at Lighthouse Park in Port Hope.

Janice is survived by her children: Duane R. (Marsha) Moore of Bay City, Brenda Burns of Cass City; grandchildren: Terri (Derek) Hamp, Tracy (Nick) Messing, Tommy (Thomas Tiltman) Burns; great grandchildren: Riley, Grant, Westin, and Jett. She is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Thomas Burns.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass City with Rev. Steven Bagnall officiating. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

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Cass City, MI 48726

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