Arlene Mae Janis, 70, Amery, daughter of a Stevens Point woman, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at her home after a battle with cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Nov. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amery, with the Very Rev. John Drummy and Deacon Bud Heiser officiating. Interment was in Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Wisconsin Rapids.
The Williamson Funeral Home of Amery was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Janis was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Rice Lake, a daughter of Pearl (Seraphine) LaBrie and the late Gordon LaBrie.
After graduating from high school, she earned an associate degree in secretarial science from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC).
She was married to Robert Janis on Nov. 6, 1948. He died four years ago.
She worked for a time as an accountant for Wanderoos Cheese, as a night administrator for WITC and as an insurance agent for Alden/Black Brook Insurance.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the homemakers and with the Fall Festival Association helped originate the Arts and Crafts Fair.
Survivors include one son, Bob (Brenda), Amery; three daughters, Cheryl Venier, Monroe, Mich., Laura (Paul) Younglove, Saline, Mich., and Michele (Don) Vincent, Woodbury, Minn.; her mother, Pearl LaBrie, Stevens Point; two brothers, Don LaBrie, Stevens Point, and Richard (Margaret) LaBrie, Madison; one sister, Bonnie (Don) Wiczek, Stevens Point; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.