Janice Prill

Date of Death: Nov 03, 2013
Janice Prill
[highlight_text] (1942 – 2013) [/highlight_text] Janice Prill, 71, of Alto, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013 surrounded by her family at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.


[leftcolumn] Janice was born January 9, 1942 in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Harold and Therassa Vande Zande Kemink. Janice was a graduate of Waupun High School in 1960. Following graduation she worked in Madison for ten years for the state and federal government. On July 31, 1971 she married Lowell Prill. Following their marriage the couple resided in Alto all of their married lives. Jan provided child care in her home for several years and then worked at East Central Select in Waupun from which she retired after 20 years. She was a life member of Alto Reformed Church where she was active in Women’s Missionary Circle, taught Sunday School, was a leader of the Girls League, and was a member of the choir, Golden Lifers, and a board member of the Old Stone Congregational Church. Janice was also an Alto 4H leader for many years. Jan enjoyed spending time with her family, beloved grandchildren, and friends. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, and reading.

Janice is survived by her husband of 42 years, Lowell Prill of Alto; two daughters, Sarah (Toby) Goecks of McFarland, Andrea (Tom) Isenbarger of Madison; her five beloved grandchildren, Emma, Chloe, and Isaac Goecks, and Charlotte and Margo Isenbarger; three sisters, Kathy (Bob) Flier of rural Waupun, Sue Bos of rural Waupun, and Pauline (Steve) Peters of rural Brandon; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bruce (Cindy) Henning of Alto; and many nieces and nephews.

Jan was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Norie Henning; a brother-in-law, Cal Bos; and an unborn grandchild.


[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives of Jan Prill may call on the family on Wednesday evening at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 4-7 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Funeral services for Janice Prill will be held Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Alto Reformed Church in Alto with Rev. Ted Medema and Rev. Ted Lindman officiating.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery.



  1. Glen and Colleen Kottke Says: November 5, 2013 at 8:17 am

    Dear Lowell and family ~ Jan will be missed by many. She always had a quick smile and a funny story to share. Jan was an all-around wonderful person who touched the lives of many.

  2. Dawn Goltz Says: November 5, 2013 at 11:04 am

    Sarah and Annie,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family during this difficult time.
    -The Goltz’s

  3. Luke Muraski Says: November 5, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    Jan will be missed by all of us in the village of Alto. I had the pleasure of serving as a board member with Jan for the Old Stone Church and truly enjoyed working with Jan on various aspects of the Old Stone church. My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to her family.

  4. Chris & Charlett Wiegand Says: November 6, 2013 at 10:46 am

    Extending our sympathy to you Lowell and the rest of your family. Always remember the good times we had at work. Losing a family member is never easy, however, God has a way of helping one through these sad times. Trust in God.

  5. Vernon Jung Says: November 6, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Lowell, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Dennis and Judy Gurke Says: November 11, 2013 at 5:50 pm


    So sorry to hear about Jan. Always enjoyed talking to her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hold her close in your hearts and she will always be with you. May God give you peace and comfort.

  7. james grams Says: December 1, 2013 at 5:30 am

    Uncle Lowell and Family my heart goes out to you just got the letter from Uncle Lowell I share your grief Aunt Jan will be missed but she is now in Heaven and no more suffering and that we should take comfort in.
    I have many fond memories of Aunt Jan I know my mom loved the short time she had with her. With love and sympathy Jimmy and Connie Grams

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