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December 15, 2013

Janice Ison

May 17, 1937 - Dec. 10, 2013

FORT MILL, S.C. — Janice “Jan” Ison, 76, of Fort Mill, S.C., passed away on Dec. 10, 2013, at her residence at Sun City Carolina Lakes.

Jan was born May 17, 1937, in Coloma, Mich., to the late Leonard and Louise Frantz. Jan grew up in Coloma, Mich., and received her R.N. in nursing. Jan married Frank in 1961 and they moved to Anderson, Ind., where Frank worked for General Motors. They lived happily for over 20 years in Indiana, where they raised a family of three children, Joy, Cory, and Curt. Jan really enjoyed her time as a homemaker raising her children. They moved to Charlotte in 1985 when Frank began working for EDS. Jan resumed her nursing career in Charlotte and worked for various local doctors.

Jan volunteered throughout her lifetime. She served in various roles on the board of local Little Leagues while Frank coached Cory and Curt’s baseball teams. She served as a Brownie and Girl Scout leader for Joy, along with coordinating Girl Scout cookie sales for the city of Anderson. She was a March of Dimes volunteer for many years, and served on the Anderson City Advisory Board. Jan was very active in her sorority, Beta Sigma Phi, holding various offices in both Michigan and Indiana. Once in Charlotte, Jan served as a leader for Charlotte Newcomers Club and met many lifelong friends. She also volunteered for Food Pantry Loaves and Fishes in Charlotte for a number of years. Jan was a very active member of St. Matthew Catholic Church.

Jan’s hobbies and interests included playing mahjong, playing euchre, attending water exercise classes, eating lunch and dinner with her many good friends, spending time with her grandchildren, and attending sporting events. Jan played basketball and tennis in high school and loved watching basketball games. She and Frank held Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers season tickets and loved rooting on Charlotte teams. She enjoyed listening to music daily, as well as attending her friend’s band concerts.

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