Janice Shipley 74, of Savoy, IL. passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She was born in Urbana, IL. the daughter of Burford and Alexine Tummelson. Janice was a graduate of Central High School class of 1965; she was an active member of Windsor Road Christian Church and ran the guest services ministry for several years. She was also a member of the Deacon Ministry Team and recruited hundreds of volunteers for various church ministries. Janice will be remembered not only for her purple hair, but for her kind, loving, positive personality and her big hugs.
She is survived by her husband, Steve; brother, Jay Tummelson; children, Sara Hare (Eric), Spencer Shipley (Carolyn); grandchildren, Eric Hare Jr., Hillary Hare, Alyvia Hare, Eden Rose Hare, Emmitt Hare, Caleb Shipley and Aiden Shipley; great grandchildren, Wyatt Hare and Scarlett Sprauge. She is preceded in death by her parents.
A Memorial Service will be held at Windsor Road Christian Church 2501 Windsor Road, Champaign, IL. 61822 at 7pm on Thursday May 6, 2021. A burial of cremated remains will be held at Grandview Memorial Gardens at a later date.
The family has entrusted Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Champaign, Illinois 710 N Neil Street Champaign, Illinois with her cremation.
Memorials may be made in Janice’s name to Windsor Road Christian Church.
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