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“I think of you every day. I will always love you. ”
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“We are thinking of your families during your time of grief. Our sincere sympathy is sent to all of Janis' family. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Ken and Helen Meidam

“Teapot. ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: jean schlais - Appleton, WI

“I was a neighbor of Jan's who got to know her because her dog Pedro took a liking to my little yellow lab, Lily! She was truly a kind, caring and...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Sari Miller - Appleton, WI

“Ann ,Chris, and Joey , So sorry to hear about your mom passing. She was a wonderful neighbor And a wonderful person. You all have our deepest...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“One beautiful, gentle, loving and purpose driven woman. Her presense and smile will be missed! So grateful to know her and blessed she was my sister...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Love, Eileen. Otto

“Ann, Christian, and Joseph... We are deeply saddened by the loss of your beautiful mom Jan. She was kind, generous, and the picture of grace as she...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Risa Cornette

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Janis was a wonderful coworker and friend! Heaven gained a special angel. Now her and a Gary are together...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Deb Ebel

“Your family is in my prayers.. Jan was a great and sweet lady and will truly be missed ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Laurie Erickson

“The world has lost a wonderful lady who lived fully and lived deeply. What a gain for heaven though! ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Deb Zierler

“This left me soon sad! ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Curt Foth

“Our deepest sympathy. You will be missed by all your up north friends and neighbors. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Twomey - Green Bay, WI

“With our deepest sympathy, such a sweet lady. You will be missed dearly. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Chris and Dave

“A truly beautiful soul, inside & out. Words can never describe how much you'll be missed. I'm thankful for all the time we got to spend together and...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Liz Foth,Godchild

“miss your sweet smile!! ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: kathy fara

“Our deepest sympathy. Janis was a sweet lady and will be missed dearly. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Chris and Dave

“We will miss you sister loon ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Ruth

“Great obituary for a great person ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sam

“Words seem meaningless. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Foth family

“I've worked at Affinity for almost 37 years. I will always remember Janice from the rehab department on the 2nd floor. She was such a nice lady and...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Ann Brueser - Appleton, WI


Surrounded by love, Janis Weiland passed away at home on Sunday evening, April 16, 2017. Janis was born in Appleton on May 11, 1947, daughter of the late Clarence and Betty (Mitchell) Voigt. She was a graduate of Xavier High School and Mercy School of Nursing in Oshkosh. On March 9, 1968, Janis married Gary Weiland in Appleton. Janis was a registered nurse for thirty-two years on the rehabilitation unit at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Prior to her retirement, she was a home healthcare nurse with Ministry Health. Janis was a beautiful and gracious woman. Her family were her friends and her friends were her family. She enjoyed simple pleasures: never missing the grandchildren's sporting events; watching movies with her grandson; looking forward to morning coffee with her beloved sister and brother-in-law; spoiling her golden retriever, Pedro, with snacks; drinking her Blue Moons; cheering for the Milwaukee Brewers; lunching with her girlfriends; and thoroughly enjoying every single day of her life. Janis is survived by three children: Ann (James) Chesnutt of Appleton; Christian (Heidi) Weiland of Menasha and their children Ethan and Haden; Joseph (Michelle) Weiland of Menasha and their children Allison and Ryan; two brothers: James (Noritha) Voigt of Fremont and Steven (Debra) Voigt of Winneconne; two sisters: Mary (Don Loga) Voigt of Wisconsin Dells and Sue (Curt) Foth of Appleton; brother-in-law Greg (Kathy Taplan) Weiland of Neenah; sister-in-law Lois (Dennis) Wiesner of Hortonville. There are also many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Janis was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a brother Gary, and her in-laws Buck, Verna, Mark, and Carl Weiland. Friends and family are invited to the visitation on Friday, April, 21, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior Street in Appleton. The Memorial Service will be held on Friday at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Joe Pullen officiating. Per Janis's wish there will be a celebration of life following the Memorial Service. The family would like to acknowledge the following for their care and compassion: Dr. Tammela and his extraordinary staff at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay; the third floor med-surg unit at St. Elizabeth Hospital; and Heartland Hospice. There is no death-only a change of worlds.