Janice C. ‘Jan’ Herbst, age 67, of Lima, died 7:26 p.m., Tuesday June 21 at St. Rita’s Medical Center Emergency Room. She was born Jan 13, 1944 in Kenton to Donald and Blanche Johnson McClaren, both parents are deceased. She married Gary R. Herbst March 8, 1969 and he survives in Lima.
Mrs. Herbst was a member of Lima Baptist Temple and had retired as a cook for Zion Child Care. She loved her cats and flowers and enjoyed visiting with friends and going to garage sales. She loved to cook and was not happy unless everyone went away full. She was deeply devoted to spending time with and spoiling her grandson, JJ.
Survivors include son Jeffrey (Lenora) Herbst of Columbus Grove , a daughter Sherry Herbst of Columbus, grandson Jeffrey Herbst, JR.; brother Ronald (Janice) McClaren of Winter Haven, FL and a step brother Richard (Janice) Duff of Coatesville, IN.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Friday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and one hour prior to services at the church. The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday at Lima Baptist Temple with Pastor Gary Hohman officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be given to Angels for Animals
Date: Friday, June 24, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2011
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am