Janice A. Asche


Janice A. Asche, 86, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2023, with her family by her side.

Janice Arlene Lee was born April 20,1937, in Madrid, Iowa, the daughter of Bert and Arlene (McAuley) Lee. Janice graduated from Fertile Consolidated School in the class of 1956. Janice was united in marriage to Dwaine Asche on Oct. 27, 1957; to this union they were blessed with three children, Dean, Allan and Brenda. 

Those that knew Janice knew she loved gardening, canning, working in her flower beds and most of all going to garage sales. She loved antiques having several of her findings at stores around town. One of her favorite days of the year was a booth at Antiques in The Square, Janice’s greatest love was spending time with her family. Janice always had a warm smile and enjoyed helping others first.  She will be greatly missed in the community. 

Janice is survived by her husband of 65 years, Dwaine Asche; children, Dean (Linda) Asche, Allan Asche and Brenda Matthiesen; grandchildren, Greg (Rebecca) Asche, Sarah (Mat Syreini), Wyatt Asche and Jennifer Matthiesen; brothers, Laverne Lee, Darwin Lee, Dennis Lee; and sisters, Donna Olson, Gail Shropshire and Connie Suby. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Arlene; infant brother, Raymond; and brother, Ronald Lee. 

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was in charge of arrangements.


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