Janice K. Reno

February 17, 2019

Janice Kaye Reno, 78, of Frankfort, died February 17, 2019 at Advent Health Sebring, Sebring, Florida.  She was born May 12, 1940 in Charlotte, MI to Russell & Myrtle (Laverty) Sparks.  She married Charles James “Jim” Reno on June 28, 1958 and he survives.

Janice was a 1958 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She had worked for City Power & Light, Clinton County Trustees Office, and Civil Engineer’s Office all in Frankfort, Ind.  Janice had previously attended First Christian Church.  She collected and restored dolls.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. A graveside service will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Husband: Jim Reno of Frankfort, Son: Donovan “Don” Reno of Frankfort, Daughter: Deborah (Jeff) Bracken of Frankfort, Foreign Exchange Student Daughter: Pia (Ernie) Cantos of New Jersey, Sister: Laurie (Larry) Sparks-Sellers of Lafayette, Grandchildren: Nicole (Curtis) Hollomon, Thomas Bracken, Donovan (Melissa) Reno Jr., Great Grandchildren: Jayden & Hadley Reno, Morgan & Harper Hollomon.

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Suzanne Jean Sparks.


Leave your Condolences

20 Condolences for “Janice K. Reno”

  1. Nancy L. Martin February 18, 2019 at 3:27 pm

    Jim and family. Jan was a good person and great friend. I sure will miss our great talks. She is now pain free. God bless you all Nancy

  2. Butch Huffer February 18, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Jim, so sorry for your loss, things are going to be “tuff” for awhile. I lost my wife a few months ago and things sure are different. Just think Janice is in a better place. If any thing I can do, let me know. My prayers are with you, God Bless.

  3. April Tegarden February 18, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    You will be greatly missed Aunt Jan. I’ll treasure my memories of you. Our conversations in recent days have meant so much. Until we meet again. Much love, April, Keith, and the kiddos.

  4. Donna Wright February 18, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    Please accept my condolences. I was so sorry to hear of Jan’s passing.

  5. Anne Kathrens Kahl February 19, 2019 at 5:39 am

    So sorry for your loss, praying God’s special peace and comfort for your family at this time.

  6. Pia February 19, 2019 at 10:02 am

    Dear Mom,
    I have always kept you, Dad, Don and Deb in my heart. Rest In Peace. Until we meet again.
    Love, Pia

  7. Cindy Kelly February 19, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Jerry and I are sadden knowing how much she meant to you and your family, she was a very sweet person we will miss her. Jerry and I will miss her hugs and smile!

  8. Connie Brant February 19, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Donovon, Laurie and April,
    I send my condolences to you and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for all of you. May God Bless you and give you peace.
    Sending my thoughts and prayers to all of you.
    Connie Brant

  9. Jill Glass February 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Dear family of Jan, She was my closest cousin as we were just more than one year apart. She had suffered long enough and I expect to meet her again in heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ. Jim, I know what you will be going through and be assured of my prayers for you for peace. Love to you and all the family. I hope to come to a memorial service when it is decided in Indiana. Jill and Laymon Glass

  10. Joan Saums Brown February 19, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    I was so sorry that Janice passed. As a youth, I looked up to my cousin and wished that I could be as attractive as Janice. It was always a treat when the Sparks family came to visit all of the rest of our family in Charlotte, Michigan. Our parents must have been very close as they named her Janice Kay and our parents named us Lois Gaye and Joan Faye. Janice was my idol and I will miss her.

  11. Lupie Spears February 20, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    Jeff, Debbie,Tom, Nicole, So sorry for your loss, praying for you in days to come for peace and comfort… Thinking of you all!!

  12. Beth Trent February 21, 2019 at 12:12 am

    Jim, Donavon and Debbie, So saddened to hear of Jan’s passing, Our deepest sympathy to your families. Lots of memories from Southside School, doll collecting, auctions and great conversations. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
    Dan & Beth Trent

  13. Lynn Paddack February 21, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Thoughts and prayers for all of you.

  14. Medina Franco February 21, 2019 at 10:49 am

    Love you and will miss you. Hugs and prayers Uncle Jim.
    Franco family

  15. Linda Johnson February 21, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Donovan, So sorry for the loss of your Grandmother. Love and blessing to you and your family.

  16. Mary Alice Moore February 22, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Jim, I just found out that Jan has passed away. I am so sorry for you and the family. Words cannot express what I am feeling right now. We were childhood friends and playmates and lifelong friends. She holds a special place in my heart and always will. She sent a Christmas card and said she was ok. I don’t have your phone number but I would like to talk to you. My phone # is 654-4042. You will be in our prayers now and in the days ahead. Mary Alice & Lanny

  17. Cindy Weida Reeder February 27, 2019 at 1:31 pm

    I am so sorry to see your mom is no longer with us. The few times I met her she was a sweet and polite gal. She will be missedd by all who knew her. Cherish the memories. Prayers of comfort you you and all of your family.
    Cindy Reeder

  18. Phil and Mary Brown February 27, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  19. Linda Gibson Benge February 28, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    We are sorry to hear this and want you all to know that we are praying for you. Thank You Father God for sending Your Comfort and Peace to this family through Jesus Christ. I will always have fond memories of this lovely lady and how she always had a smile. I imagine she and Suzanne are having quite the time in Heaven right now, waiting for the rest of us to get there. God Bless each and every one of you. Sincerely, Linda and Rob

  20. Harriet Chapman March 15, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Jim, you continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. Janice will be missed!
    Harriet Eldridge Chapman

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