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“JOYCE and Family I'm so sorry to hear about Jan, we were good friends the years I lived in "Colona House", had lots of fun.My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Norma Short - Milan, IL - friend

“many years ago I worked with Janice at Skills, Inc in Moline. And over the years i would see her in the community. She was always a kind and happy...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: joy murphy - rock island, IL

“Janice will always be next to me in Church. We always sat together. She was a part of our family (Eastman family). We had enjoyed her laughter and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Becky Gardner - Moline, IL

“Joyce, I am so sorry for your loss. Janice will be missed. I enjoyed having her as part of my extended family at Thanksgiving and other get...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Fellenzer - East Moline, IL

“I am so very sorry to hear about Janice. She always had a bright smile and a fun comment to share. I will very much miss seeing her at Holy Cross. I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kathleen Y. Hoyt - Moline, IL

“You were a great friend and you will be missed by all. You can now watch over us all as our angel. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kristina Davis - Rock Island, IL

“So very sorry to hear about Jan's passing. She was a close friend of our family (the Barr's) and she and I would constantly tease each other when we...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Holly Vermeire - Moline, IL


Janice Rae "Nanny Jannie" Mital, 61, of East Moline, IL, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Per her wishes cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of cremains will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to any no kill animal shelter of your choice.

Janice was born on March 8, 1951 in Moline, IL, the daughter of Raymond M. and Ruth J. (Bell) Mital. She was formerly employed at Sears in their Catalog Department. Janice was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and liked to knit, read, and play cards and computer games. She enjoyed people very much.

Survivors include
Sister Joyce (John) Mital Smith Moline, IL
Brothers Kevin (Shirley) Mital Moline, IL
Kenneth (Wilma) Mital Moline, IL
Many nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews
The love of her life, her kitty, Missy

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Linda Grizzle; and brother, Larry Mital.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.