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Janice was born January 25th, 1929 in Waseca, Minnesota to George and Leola Broughton. She departed peacefully in this life on October 26th, 2019 in Parkridge Care Center in Pleasant Hill, IA at the age of 90. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 4, 2019 at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 4, 2019 also at the funeral home.

On November 25, 1953 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Smith in Freemont, Nebraska. Within that marriage they had three children together. Brenda Smith Collins, Penny Machu, and Raymond Smith.

Janice professed her faith in the Lord and loved hearing the word read to her. She was an active member of the Christian Church in Grant City, Missouri. Janice was a beautician in Iowa and did accounting and taxes while she lived in Missouri. She enjoyed playing her organ, crocheting, and cooking as well as spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Janice is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Smith, her daughter Brenda Smith Collins and son Raymond Smith.

Janice is survived by her daughter Penny Machu; her granddaughter Heather (Collins) Sanger and husband Dave; grandson Jim Collins and wife Diane and their two children Brynn and Drew; and grandson Craig Winegar and his daughters Kylie and Reagan; sisters Mary Broughton and Carol Madsen; brothers Ray Broughton, Paul and his wife Mercy Broughton, and Calvin Broughton.

Janice is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Smith; her daughter Brenda Smith Collins and son Raymond Smith; sister Laura Broughton; brothers Donald Broughton and Neil Broughton.

Janice will be sadly missed by her family and friends.