Janice Curtin, age 49, of Darboy, lost her battle with cancer and was born to her eternal life on Thursday afternoon, February 13, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born on July 23, 1964, in Port Washington, daughter of Franklin and Norma (Hennig) Groth. Janice graduated from Grafton High School in 1982 and later from M.A.T.C. with an associate degree in Architectural Technology.
On May 29, 1987, she married Dennis Curtin in Port Washington. Janice began her career in the architectural field, but was also able to pursue her passion in massage therapy for cancer survivors for a short time. Following her cancer diagnosis, Janice loved being home and caring for her daughter Alex, who meant the world to her.
Janice is survived by her husband: Dennis Curtin; her daughter: Alexandria Curtin; her mother: Norma Groth; her sisters and brothers: Julie Groth, Diane Groth, Alan (Ruth) Groth, Annette (Ron) Mason, Jerry (Nancy) Groth, and Chris Groth; her nieces: Jackie and Jamie Groth; and nephews Jeff Mason, Samuel Groth, and Paul Groth. She is further survived by Dennis' family and many friends. Janice was preceded in death by her father, Franklin Groth and infant twin sisters, Joyce and Judy.
The memorial service for Janice will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2330 E. Calumet Street in Appleton, with Rev. Roger McQuistion officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from 12:00 noon until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation are appreciated. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.
We would like to offer our deepest thanks to the many caregivers that gave us so much of themselves during Janice's illness. We will never forget your love and kindness. Above all, Dr. Editha Krueger, Dr. John Swanson, and our nurse Todd Euclide showed us that there are beautiful people on this earth, put here to help those in need. We will be forever grateful.