Janice Rea Blankenship Hohenstreet, 83, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.
She was born December 28, 1935, in Indianola, Iowa, the daughter of the late David Wade and Faye Leona (Parrett) Wooderson.
Janice was a 1953 graduate of Jefferson City High School.
She was married on June 9, 1956, at First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City to Jerome Frank Blankenship who preceded her in death on August 13, 1992. On August 14, 1998, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City, she married Robert Hohenstreet who preceded her in death on January 22, 2017.
Janice worked for the Missouri Highway Patrol as a clerk typist from 1953-1956. She later worked for the Missouri Department of Revenue as a key entry operator from 1980-1984.
She was a former member of First United Methodist Church. Following her marriage to Robert Hohenstreet, she attended St. Peter Catholic Church.
She enjoyed playing cards and gardening especially working with her iris. Janice loved horses and Scotty dogs her entire life and had several Scotties over her lifetime. She loved her family and babysitting her grandchildren and being involved in whatever her family was doing.
Survivors include three children, Jerald (Anita) Blankenship, Jefferson City; Jeanne (Jim) Little, Columbia; Jeffrey Blankenship, Jefferson City; six grandchildren, Sara (Derrick) Smith, Kristie Blankenship, Julie (Joshua) Meranda, Kellen Little, Katie Little, Joshua Blankenship; and three great-grandchildren, Gabriel Smith, Cordelia Smith, and Carter Meranda.
Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the American Alzheimer’s Association.
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