Janice L. Stehlik, age 75 of Nebraska City, (formerly Valentine) passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha.
Janice was born on Jan. 31, 1942, in Valentine; the daughter of Henry F. and Edna L. (Epke) Johnson.  
She attended school in Valentine and later in Ralston when the family moved.
Janice was employed at numerous places including various restaurants and she also did cleaning for several businesses.  
She was a talented painter and loved working with ceramics.
She is survived by her children:  Anna Sasse and husband Gary of Nebraska City; Connie Jones and husband Bryan of Bellevue; David Maass and wife Melissa of Dawson, Texas, and Steve Johnson and wife Lesa  of Hopewell Junction, N.Y.; siblings:  Jerry Johnson and wife Betty of Broken Bow; Jean Johnson and husband Bruce of Ainsworth, and Harold Johnson of Omaha; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery at Valentine in the summer of 2017.  Service Information will be published when it becomes available.
Memorials may be given to the Nebraska Humane Society.
Gude Mortuary, Nebraska City, in charge of arrangements.