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Janice Gray

Dec. 31, 1937-Dec. 27, 2008

Detroit Lakes native Janice M. Gray, 70, died Saturday, December 27, 2008 in Watauga, Texas.

Janice Marie Schram was born to Edwin and Alice Schram on Dec. 31, 1937 in Detroit Lakes. She moved to Texas in 1983 with her husband, Robert. Janice retired from JCPenney Company in 2005 after 25 years of trusted and loyal service.

Janice was an incredible wife, mother and grandmother and will be remembered by family and friends for her beautiful smile and honesty; her constant unselfish giving ways, and seeing the best in everyone she knew.

Surviving Janice are her husband of 50 years, Robert Joseph Gray; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Steve Nelson of McKinney, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Deborah Gray of Rising Sun, Md.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service and interment are planned for the summer of 2009 in Detroit Lakes. A memorial mass was held Jan. 5 at St. Elizabeth Anne Seton Catholic Church in Keller, Texas.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes and the Shannon Rufe Snow Funeral Chapel in Keller, Texas are serving the family. Online guest registration is available at