Thief River Falls – Janice Henrickson, 73, of Thief River Falls, died on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Funeral service to celebrate Janice’s life were held  on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. Burial was held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
Janice Karen (Swenson) Henrickson, daughter of Lewis and Lorraine (Davidson) Swenson, was born at the Edward and Cora Knutson Davidson home in Middle River, on February 19, 1944. She attended school at Ringbo until the 8th grade. She graduated from Newfolden High School in 1962.
Janice married Gene Henrickson at Ringbo Church on April 21, 1962 and to this union three children were born: Lori, Lisa and Lance.
Janice went to Cosmetologist School, working as a hairdresser for a short period of time before going to work at Northwestern Bell as a telephone operator. She was a stay-at-home mom for a short period of time, worked at Falls Liquor Store and most recently, working at Digi Key for the past 17 years where she made many good friends.
Janice enjoyed being with family, as her grandchildren and their activities were a priority. Fishing and campfires at Rocky Point and four-wheeling at Fourtown were some of her favorite things to do. She enjoyed gardening and took great pride in her flowers.
Janice spent many days decorating for the holidays–making sure everything was festive. You could always talk her into going shopping, another favorite thing to do with her family, especially her grandkids. Janice was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.
Janice is survived by her husband of 55 years Geno; children: Lori (David) Marquis, Lisa (Loren) Pittman, Lance (Shelly) Henrickson; grandchildren: Brody, Jordey, Zachary and Caden Marquis, Linzie (Austin), Bailey, Noah and Nick Pittman, Gage and Gracee Henrickson; Aunt Carol Comstock; sisters-in-law: Helen Rude and Esther Collins; brothers-in-law Gordy (Sandy) Henrickson , Howard (Noreen) Henrickson, several nieces and nephew and friends.
Janice is preceeded in death by her parents, Lewis and Lorraine; grandson, Seth Marquis; sister, Gloria Miska; nephew, Ryan Miska; brothers-in-law, Donald Henrickson, Rudy Rude and Virgil Collins; mother and father-in-law, Pete and Inga Henrickson.

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