Janicesue Stewart 1941-2014


Janicesue Stewart, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Mid­land Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born Jan. 4, 1941, at Soldier, the daughter of Roy and Nellie Cappen Bickford. She grew up in the Solier and Holton com­munities and graduated from Topeka High School.

Mrs. Stewart had worked for Luce Press Clipping and Channel Grocery Store at Rossville, and she was a supervisor at the Tupperware Distribution Center in Topeka, re­tiring in 1987 to become a home­maker.

She married Glen Stewart in Mi­ami, Okla. He survives.

Other survivors include six daughters, Cindy L. Stewart, Chapman, Kelly S. Dick and hus­band Scott and Cherryl D. Crow and husband John, all of Rossville, Janelle L. Clark and husband Brian, McKinney, Texas, Penny Rippe and husband Steve, Berryton, and Darla Stewart, Mayetta; three brothers, Kenneth and Leo Bickford, both of Holton, and Leland Bickford, Pahrump, Nev.; a sister, Betty Mayo, Filer, Idaho; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grand­children. She was preceded in death by her parents; eight siblings, LeRoy Bickford, Wendell Bickford, Clifford Bickford, Darrell Bickford, Opal Davis, Arlene Nott, Doris Redding and Barbara Hughes; and a daughter, Terry Stewart.

A memorial visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Private inurnment will be held in Rossville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice or the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, KS 66536.

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