Janice Marie Hansen, 56, of Springfield, IL, formerly of West Plains, MO, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023 at her home. She was born August 24, 1967 in San Leandro, CA, the daughter of Dixie Jean (Hotze) Carter. She married George Hansen and he preceded her in death on September 3, 2017.

She is survived by a daughter, Sharlene Petrea of Springfield; Robert (Shane) Cervantes of Springfield and Christopher (Jennifer) Carter of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Nichole Petrea, Karissa Gordon, Landon and Pepper Ann Carter; mother, Dixie of Oklahoma; sister, MaryAnn LaMere of Tacoma, WA; brother, Ricky Daughtery of California and several nieces, nephews and cousin, Misty LaMere.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Janice formerly worked as a CNA at Westview Nursing Home in West Plains, MO. She loved crafting, drawing, and card games.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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