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Janicesue Stewart

December 11, 2014

Janicesue Stewart, 73, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Midland House in Topeka.


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


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


She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, LeRoy Bickford, Wendell Bickford, Clifford Bickford, Darrell Bickford, Opal Davis, Arlene Nott, Doris Redding and Barbara Hughes.  A daughter Terry Stewart also preceded her in death.


She was married to Glen Stewart at Miami, Oklahoma.  He survives of the home.  Other survivors include daughters, Cindy L. Stewart, Chapman, Kelly S. (Scott) Dick, and Cherryl D. (John) Crow all of Rossville, Janelle L. (Brian) Clark McKinney, TX., Penny (Steve) Rippe, Berryton and Darla Stewart, Mayetta; three brothers, Kenneth and Leo Bickford, both of Holton and Leland Bickford, Pahrump, NV; a sister Betty Mayo, Filer, ID; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren with one on the way.


A memorial visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys.  Private inurnment will be in the Rossville Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice or the American Cancer Society and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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6 thoughts on “Janicesue Stewart

  1. Kelly and families,
    We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May she Rest In Peace.

    Christy and Dave

  2. Dear Kelly and family;
    Sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Much love,
    Carol Jory

  3. Uncle Glenn, Girls and Grand children, you are in our prayers. Aunt Sue was sooooo special and unique. Even living far apart, her laugh rings in my ears as though she is sitting across the table from me having coffee with me and my Mom, Barbara. Each niece and nephew must feel as I do, that you had your own special niche in her heart that was reserved for only you.

    I have always been so touched by how she loved her husband and girls, you were her “everything”. When she came to California to visit one year with my Mom, and only there for about a week, she was so homesick for you all I think they cut their trip a few days short.

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I truly believe her brothers and sisters were all there to wrap their baby sister in their arms.

    Love to you all.


  4. Glen and Family,
    We are sure sorry to hear of the loss of your wife and mother. You will all be in our prayers. Dennis & Carla

  5. Glen, Kelly, Cherryl & all of Janice’s family,
    We are so sorry in the loss of your Mother. We are never prepared to lose a loved one, but our Mom’s are so special. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers now and in the days to come. We’re here if you need us anytime. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy. May she Rest In Peace & God Speed……..
    ~The Stum’s

  6. Kelly, Cherryl & Families,
    We are so so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers during this most difficult time & also in the future. Call if you need to talk…..
    Sending Hugs & Love,
    Colleen & Jim

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