Janice J. Robarge, age 81, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 2:10 A.M. on Wednesday, June 7, 2018, in her home after a brief illness. Mrs. Robarge attended Farmer High School and had driven school bus for the Edgerton Local School district, retiring with thirty years of service. She was a member of Trinity Bible Church in Edgerton and Northwest Ohio Red Hat Society and was a twenty-six year member of the “coffee club” in Edgerton. Janice enjoyed collecting dolls and tea pots, decorating, bird watching, especially blue birds, and gardening. She also enjoyed traveling the world and while driving truck went by the CB handle of “JJ.” It was best said that she was the glue in the family that kept everyone together.
Janice J. Robarge was born on February 13, 1937, in Bryan, Ohio , the daughter of Oakley and Amelia (Sholl) Renz. She married her husband of sixty-four years, Paul E. Robarge, on March 30, 1954, in Williams Center, Ohio, and he survives.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two daughters, Charlotte (Mark) Brandt, of Bryan, Ohio, and Sharon (Neil) Krill, of Edgerton; four grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marsha (Al) Phipps, of Pioneer, Ohio; and her daughter-in-law, Kimberly Robarge, of Evansport, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Kenneth Robarge, in January of 2018.
Visitation will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 East Hull Street, Edgerton. Services will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. in Trinity Bible Church with Pastor Matt Brown officiating. The family will also receive visitors for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 A.M., in the church. Interment will be in Farmer Cemetery near Farmer, Ohio.
Memorials are requested to Trinity Bible Church.
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