Janice E. Harvey, 80, of Prescott, Iowa entered eternal rest on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Lenox, Iowa. Memorial Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center in Creston, Iowa. Reverend Mary O’Riley will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Thursday prior to the service. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Evergreen Cemetery in Prescott. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Prescott United Church Disciples of Christ. Memories and condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Janice Elaine Harvey was born on October 3, 1940, the daughter of Robert and Flossie (Wheeler) Resh in Morton Mills, Iowa. She graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1959. On June 21, 1959 Janice married Howard Putnam at the Grace Baptist Church in Corning, Iowa. Two children: Robin and Danny were born to this union. Janice and Howard enjoyed square dancing. The two would later divorce. On August 4, 1983, Janice married Richard Harvey in Maryville, Missouri. She and Richard enjoyed traveling together.
Janice worked for Bunn-O-Matic for 26 and a half years, retiring in 2006. When not working at Bunn, she kept busy working in her gardens, canning, taking care of the yard and raising chickens. She enjoyed going to garage sales with her daughter Robin. Janice was a member of the Prescott United Church Disciples of Christ and a card club.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Richard of Prescott; daughter, Robin Patten and husband Patrick of Prescott; son, Danny Putnam and wife Janene of Tucson, Arizona; step children: Denise Gepner of Corning, Kyle Harvey and wife Lori of Creston and Annette Harvey of Creston; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sister, Peggy DeHart of Red Oak; brother, Robert Resh and wife Audrey of Imogene; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Janice in death were her parents; sisters, Kathrine and Karen and brother-in-law, Delbert King.