Janice A. Odendahl, age 82, of Apple Valley, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 22, 2021.
Janice was born July 28, 1938 to Lloyd and Olive Clyne of Pine City.
Janice grew up in Pine City and graduated from Pine City High School, she moved to Richfield in 1969 where she raised her six children.
In 2000 Janice moved to Apple Valley where she continued to live until the time of her death.
Janice was a never-ending source of strength and love to her children. She was a woman of Faith and as a single parent, instilled those values in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she took great joy and pride in.
Janice was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her siblings Marilyn Stoffel, Gerald Clyne and Ronald Clyne and her children Priscilla Sharp, Todd Odendahl, Theresa Ghilarducci, Doug Odendahl, Deb Crosby and Kathy Odendahl Schueneman, 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
“Thank you for teaching us self-confidence and the freedom to be who we are. Thank you for showing us how to appreciate life and find happiness in whatever comes our way. You will be forever loved and forever missed”
A Graveside service will be held in June of 2021 at Birchwood Cemetery in Pine City.