Janice Hischer

Janice M. Hischer passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Northern Pines in Pine City at the age of 82.

Janice Marie Hischer was born October 29, 1938, to Harry and Hazel Hischer in Hastings. She was raised on the family farm in Pine City and graduated in 1956 from the Pine City High School. After graduation and throughout the years she worked at many different Pine City businesses, including Pine City Launderers & Cleaners; American Motors Car Dealership from 1960 through 1981; Washington Federal Savings & Loan; Red Shed Restaurant; Pine’s Restaurant; Nessel’s Mutual Insurance; and Imations.     

Janice loved traveling and shared many trips with her cousins, sisters, brother, and her mother, visiting many states and traveling both to Europe and Canada. She especially enjoyed family gatherings of picnics, birthday and holiday celebrations, and attending special events for her nieces and nephews.  

Janice is survived by her sister Joanne (Owen) Dahmer of Windsor, Colorado; brother John (Joan) Hischer of Harris; nieces Jacquelyn (Glenn) Gasmen and Jill Wilson; nephews Eric Vetse, Kurt (AnnaMaria) Vetse, Ross (Annette) Vetse, Jason (Tamara) Hischer, Andrew (Heather) Dahmer; many grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Hazel Hischer; and a sister Joyce (Mel) Vetse.  

Reverend Glen Kleppe will officiate funeral services for Janice at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pine City.  A time of visitation and reviewal for friends and family will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at Birchwood Cemetery in Pine City.  

The Hischer Family invites everyone to join them for a funeral luncheon in the church Fellowship Hall immediately following the service. 

Memorials in Janice’s memory may be directed to:  Zion Lutheran Church, 410 Main St. S., Pine City, MN 55063

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel. www.FuneralAndCremationService.com

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