Obituary of Janice Wilson
Janice A Wilson, 93, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at Oaknoll Retirement home with her daughter by her side.
She was born to Howard and Jeanne Comstock in Chicago, Illinois on July 12, 1929 and on June 21, 1952 married Herbert A Wilson, her most beloved dance and life partner. Janice Attended Elmhurst College in Illinois and was a graduate of St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and spent many Sundays with her family at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Iowa City.
Janice served on the Board of the Visiting Nurse Association, Riverside Theatre, and as a Deacon and Elder at First Presbyterian. She was a member of Athens Historical Society, Hancher Guild, P.E.O. Chapter JF, and the Iowa City AM Rotary Club. Her favorite activities included being with family, reading, handwork, attending events at Hancher and Riverside Theatre, traveling with Herb and volunteering at the University of Iowa Hospital.
Survivors include her sons Charles (Phyllis) of Simi Valley, CA, Steve (Mirja) Port Angeles, WA, Keith (Sandy) Iowa City, and daughter Amy (Dave) Nicholson of Iowa City, grandchildren Jennifer Urano of Sunnyvale, CA, Dan (Abbey) Wilson of Simi Valley, CA, Kris (Gita) Wilson of University Place, WA, Lara Wilson of Seattle, WA, Kirby (Travis) Kost of Omaha, NE, Chas (Lindsey) Wilson of Bennington, NE, Casey Hupp of Omaha NE, Kyle (Molly) Nicholson of North Liberty, IA, and Emily Nicholson of Iowa City, IA and 15 great grandchildren. Others surviving Janice include a special cousin, Caryl Druley, Cincinnati, OH, and Canan (Reyes) Tapia and son Umut of North Liberty.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Herbert, her parents, Jeanne and Howard Comstock and granddaughter, Tonya Nicholson.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday, July 8, 2023, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, where there will be a time of visitation from 9:30 am until 10:45 am before the services. A reception will also be held at Oaknoll in the Heiden Room on Sunday, July 9th from 2-4 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hancher Auditorium, Riverside Theatre or a worthy cause of your choosing.