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Janice Marie (Brown) Cripe

January 28, 1956 — November 7, 2019

Janice Marie Cripe, 63, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at her home.

Janice was born on January 28, 1956 in Michigan City, IN to Colleen (Sydow) Miller.

On July 29, 1972 in Michigan City, IN, she married Mark R. Cripe who preceded her in death on June 1, 2010.  Surviving are her 3 daughters, Tracy (Billy) Davis of La Porte, Amber (Chuck) Good of Grovertown and Penny (David Stacy) Cripe of Rolling Prairie; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; mother, Colleen Miller of La Porte; siblings, Larry (Julie) Brown of New Carlisle, Patty (Dell) Gring of Fish Lake and Marion (Brian) McCrory of Spring, TX; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; grandson, Cody Cripe; and nephew, Brian "Bri Bri" McCrory.

Janice worked as a dealer for the casino.  She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, playing the lottery, eating chocolate and especially spending time with her family.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at Michigan City Christian Church, 11232 W Earl Road, Michigan City, IN 46360 on November 25, 2019 at 2pm with Rev. Kim Cole officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Tracy Davis, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Monday, November 25, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Michigan City Christian Church

11212 Earl Road
Michigan City, IN 46360

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Cremation has taken place. Services will not be held at this time.

Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


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