Janet Faye (Jiricek) Bodnar, 60, passed away on June 26, 2014 at her home in Wichita. She was born Dec. 25, 1953 to Donald and Marian (Kottas) Jiricek, in Ellsworth.
Janet married Lester L. Menke on Feb. 3, 1973, in Ellsworth. She married Ronald Bodnar on Aug. 29, 2008 in Hutchinson.
He survives her. Other survivors include daughters, Michelle Brokes (Tony) of Wilson and Rebecca Menke of Wichita; son, Anthony Menke (Kristy) of McPherson; grandchildren, Bridget Menke of McPherson and Lauren and Eli Brokes of Wilson; sisters, Barbara Kennedy (Kevin) of Ellsworth, Nancy L. Kratky (Michael) of Wilson, Karen Sanders (Robert) of Lenexa, and Deanne Cruickshank (Steve) of Lone Tree, Colo.; brother James Jiricek (Lorna) of Ellsworth, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and former husband, Lester.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. with family present 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 29 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 30 at Parsons Funeral Home with burial following in Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family (to help defray expenses), in c/o Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439. parsonsfh.com.