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Janiece Evelyn (Seacat) VanMeter

October 27, 1928 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Janiece VanMeter Obituary

Janiece Evelyn (Seacat) VanMeter, 95, of Marengo, Indiana passed from this life on November 29, 2023 at Baptist Health- Floyd Hospital in New Albany, Indiana.  Janiece was born on October 27, 1928 in Milltown, Indiana to the late Paul Edwin and Mae (Jones) Seacat.  She married Charles D. VanMeter on March 15, 1947.

 

Janiece was co-owner/operator of Van’s Restaurant in Marengo, Indiana, along with her husband, Charles D. VanMeter for many years.  She sang in the Marengo Trio, which consisted of Phyllis Crandall, Mary Newlin, and Virginia Vance sang with them sometimes, forming a quartet.

She loved the outdoors, fishing on Blue River, mushroom hunting, feeding the squirrels and birds, gardening, loved the holidays and entertaining, and most of all, loved her family.

 

She is survived by her sons:  Scottie VanMeter (Rickie) of Marengo, Indiana and Dean VanMeter (Kyle West) of St. Louis, Missouri; former daughter-in-law:  Cheri Smith; grandchildren:  Michael VanMeter (Laura), Jason VanMeter (Jamie), Crystal Bullington (James), and Chase Van Meter; 9 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles D. VanMeter; a brother, Lowell Wayne Seacat and his wife, Betty Seacat.

 

Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. at the Marengo Independent Methodist Church, 1449 N. Hardy Road, Marengo, Indiana  47140.  Interment will follow in the Union Chapel Cemetery near Milltown, Indiana.

 

Visitation will be on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 10:00 am until time of the service at 12:00 p.m., at the church.

 

Bro. Jason VanMeter will officiate the service.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Marengo Christian Church, 470 S. Cedar Street, Marengo, Indiana  47140 and/or Marengo Independent Methodist Church, 1449 N. Hardy Road, Marengo, Indiana  47140.

 

Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 2, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Marengo Independent Methodist Church
4495 N. Hardy Road
Marengo, IN 47140

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 2, 2023

12:00 PM
Marengo Independent Methodist Church
4495 N. Hardy Road
Marengo, IN 47140

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