Janice Mann
Janice Mann

Janice M. Mann, 66, Rochester, passed away at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Life Care Center of Rochester.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1950, in South Bend, the daughter of Ray and Henrietta (Radecki) Lisenko.

She married retired Staff Sgt. Donald D. Mann. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2008.

Mrs. Mann had worked as a qualified medical assistant early in life and more recently had worked in home health care. She had attended St. Joseph Catholic Church, was an avid collector of dolls, especially Tiny Tears Dolls, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Harry and wife Karen Batson, Rochester, Robyn M. and husband Jason Kidder, Rochester, Michelle Kochenderfer, Virginia, and Sally Ferguson, Hartselle, Ala.; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lori Kolecki, South Bend.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Caryn Batson; brother Terry Lisenko; and sister Carol Long.

Her funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Rev. Michael McKinney officiating. Friends may visit from noon to the time of the service Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Zion Cemetery, Culver.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaman Home in Warsaw. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmmermanbrosfh.com.