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Margaret R. Janis

August 27, 1919 - January 13, 2013

Margaret R. Janis, age 93 of Plainfield, IL since 2005 at rest Jan. 13, 2013 at the Lakewood Nursing Center in Plainfield, IL. Born August 27, 1919 in Cambridge City, IN, daughter of the late Donald and Ruth Wright. Beloved wife of the late Carl, loving mother of Marcy (Joseph) Dillingham, the late Michael Janis and Carol (Thomas) Harris.

Cherished grandmother of Stephanie (Joseph) Wahlund, David Dillingham, Linzie, Christopher and Matthew Janis, Casey and Taylor Harris. Dear great-grandmother of Brooke and Katlin Wahlund. Fond sister of the late Anna Katherine Dorris, the late Mary Jane Schrepferman and the late E.F. Wright.

Margaret retired from a career in interior design in 1945, is a graduate of the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Class of 1939 and the Chicago Art Institute, Class of 1941. She will be fondly remembered for her painting talent.

Funeral Information

Memorial Visitation Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL with a memorial service to follow at 2:00 PM. Private family inurnment at a later date.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials to the North Illinois Food Bank.

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