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     Janice Eliene Faubion, age 76, of Jasper, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

      Jan was born January 8, 1939, in Oakland Illinois, to Morris and Beatrice (Cox) Coon.  After High School, she served her country in the United States Air Force 1959 until 1961 and then the Army National Guard 1977 until 1988 and was a Major in the Army Nurse Corp. She received her Bachelor of Science Business Administration and was also able to earn her RN degree. On July 1, 1960, she married Carroll Dean Faubion and he preceded her in death on October 25, 1999. Jan was a voracious reader, an avid fan of Big 10 college sports and the Dallas Cowboys.  She enjoyed knitting and had won several first place awards from the Lamar Fair entries.

      Jan leaves behind two sons, Chris (Marsha) Faubion, Joplin, Geoff (Kelly) Faubion, Jasper; one daughter, Sandy (Kelly) Peterson, Joplin; one sister Sandy Shigiyama, Tokyo, Japan; five grandchildren, Krista, Raul & wife Liz, Morgan & wife Shayla, Brett, & Chelsea; two great grandchildren, Kale & Leighton.

      Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Carroll, and two brothers, Marshall & Richard Coon; and a brother-in-law, Toshio Shigiyama.

      Memorial service will be 6:00 pm Friday, February 20, 2015 at Daniel Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service.  There will be a private family burial at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

      Contributions are suggested to American Heart Association in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

 

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#4 Lamar, MODenzil Divine 2015-02-21 08:38
Geoff, Chris and Sandy ...so sorry about your mother's passing..you are all in my thoughts and prayers...I know your dad and mom meant a lot to Ron and they all had good times when young, but now all are in a much better place ..
#3 DIAMOND, MOREGINA VANGILDER BARD 2015-02-19 23:29
CHRIS AND GEOFF: WAS SADDENED TO LEARN OF THE PASSING OF YOUR MOM. IT CONJURED UP LOTS OF MEMORIES OF WORKING TOGETHER AT BCMH. SHE WAS A TRUE MILITARY NURSE, STAUNCH IN ROUTINE AND REGULATIONS. I WAS SO INTIMIDATED BY HER!! THEN I GOT TO KNOW HER, PLAYED SOFTBALL WITH HER ( AND DAD TOO) AND GENERALLY HAD A TON OF FUN TOGETHER. I WILL MISS HER CROOKED ONE EYEBROW RAISED LOOK WHICH YOU GOT WHEN YOU ASKED A STUPID QUESTION!! BLESS YOU BOTH, AND REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES. YOUR PARENTS ARE BACK TOGETHER AGAIN....WATCH OUT HEAVEN, HERE SHE COMES!!
#2 Webb City, MOSheila Miller 2015-02-18 16:47
I only had the pleasure of meeting Jan a few times. I know she will be missed and my heart goes out to the family. She will live forever in your hearts and memories.
#1 Albuquerque, NMLeon Faubion 2015-02-16 13:56
Jan, we will always love you.
Your brother-in-law
Leon

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