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Janice Schulte, 90 of Emporia, Kansas died Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at her home.

Janice was born November 6, 1931 on the family farm outside of Peru, Nebraska the daughter of Raymond and C. Alfie (Nicholas) Redfern. She was a homemaker. Janice was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Emporia, PEO chapter HY, and various book club and research study clubs in Emporia. She had a passion for reading, crossword puzzles and lately Wordle, but she mostly devoted her time to her family and friends.

On June 7, 1954 Janice married Bill Schulte in Peru, Nebraska. He survives. Other survivors include: sons Scott Schulte and wife Amy of Overland Park, Kansas; Steven Schulte and wife Laurie of Omaha, Nebraska, Douglas Schulte and wife Jane of Gainesville, Florida; and grandchildren Elizabeth Blumeyer and husband Dan, Brent Schulte and wife Morey, Suzanne Schulte-Slaney and husband Jonathan, Claire Schulte, Brenna Firestone and husband Jakob and Gavin Schulte.

The service was Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the First United Methodist Church. Pastor Karla Sheffy of the church officiated. Interment was late in the afternoon of July 16, 2022 at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Peru, Nebraska and was officiated by Pastor Jim Corson of First United Methodist Church of Auburn, Nebraska.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emporia Friends of the Zoo or the Emporia Public Library and sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home.

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Services were entrusted to Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home of Emporia, Kansas.

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