Janice Mary (Mense) Zerr, 81, Grainfield, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at her home.


She was born July 17, 1938 in Grinnell, to Lawrence and Louise (Ostmeyer) Mense. She was a 1956 graduate of Grinnell High School.


She married Edmund E. Zerr on Nov. 10, 1959. She was a homemaker.


Survivors include her husband, of 60 years; a son, Richard "Rick" Zerr, Grainfield; two daughters, Mary L. Williams, Wallace, and Debora Chapin, Hays; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one on the way; a brother, Rodney Mense , Grinnell; and a sister, Joan Weinhardt, Grinnell.


She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen G. Zerr.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Grainfield; burial in Grainfield Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to St. Agnes Catholic Church or Kansas State University Cancer Research in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.


Condolences can be sent to the family at schmittfuneral.com.