Janice Marie (Henderson) Zwald


Janice Marie (Henderson) Zwald, 76, of Georgetown, Indiana, passed away at home on Thursday, April 21, 2022. She was a graduate of St. Cloud State University and went on to receive her Master’s Degree from Indiana University Southeast. Janice had a love for children and devoted 34 years to teaching 2nd and 3rd graders at Clarksville Community Elementary School (Greenacres). She was a member of the Tri Sigma Sorority and a 43-year-plus member of Grace Lutheran Church, New Albany, Indiana. Janice enjoyed reading and traveling extensively throughout the world with her husband.

She was born on May 29, 1945, in Omaha, Nebraska, to the late Marvin and Evelyn (Abbot) Henderson. When 3 years old, she moved to Park Rapids, Minnesota, and graduated from Park Rapids High School in 1963. Janice is survived by her husband of almost 54 years, Ronald Zwald; daughter, Bethany Zwald Kern (RJ); and brother, Eugene Henderson (Connie).

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Grace Lutheran Church (1787 Klerner Lane, New Albany) with her memorial service taking place at 11:00 a.m. Private burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Janice’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105) or the American Cancer Society (900 E. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40206).

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