Janice M. Conway, 84, Pipestone, died Thursday, March 10, 2022 at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Per Janice’s wishes, no formal services will be held.
Janice Mary Conway was born to Henry William and Viola Mary (Naeve) Lomker on Aug. 3, 1937 in Pipestone where she was raised and attended school.
When her mother married Phillip Tate, Janice was adopted by him in 1945. After she completed her education, she moved to Le Mars, Iowa, in 1954 and became employed at the Aalfs-Baker Manufacturing Company.
On April 30, 1956 she married Thomas Conway, Jr. in Mallard, Iowa. She lived and worked in several communities, including Minneapolis, Freeman, S.D., Lake Wilson, Mallard, Emmetsburg and Spencer, Iowa. In 1969 Janice moved to Pipestone. In 1984 she moved to Edgerton where she was employed at Fey Industries. Then in 1998 she moved to Shakopee to be near her children. She returned to this area in 2002 when she moved to Slayton and then to Pipestone in 2004.
She was baptized on April 9, 1939 in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Pipestone where she was also confirmed. She was a member of the Pipestone Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her five children, Debra Bina, Maple Grove, Mark Conway, Maple Grove, Patrick (Mary) Conway, Lakeville, Michael Conway, Marshalltown, Iowa and Diane (Tim) Stocker, Waconia; eight grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Tape, Kalispell, Mont.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Joshua Conway; her parents; a sister, Marlene Lomker; a brother, William Tate; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Conway and a son-in-law, Steve Bina.
(Hartquist Funeral Home,