September 17, 2013
Janice Sheridan went to heaven on Sept. 12, 2013, at the age of 62. She fought a courageous battle against ovarian cancer, and passed away peacefully after saying goodbye to numerous family members and friends.
Jann was born Janice Schau on April 8, 1951, to parents Ralph and Pearl Schau, in Seattle. She grew up in West Seattle and graduated from Chief Sealth High School in 1969. Jann lived in Issaquah for the past 27 years.
She worked at The Boeing Co. for 35 years, retiring in 2010. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from City University and a graduate certificate in project management while she was working at Boeing. She enjoyed golfing, art, reading and “Dancing with the Stars.”
Jann was a loving mother to Jared White (Katie) and Jaimie Lang (Steve), and a devoted grandma to grandsons Eliot and Liam. She is also survived by siblings Ron Schau (Kimiyo) and Colleen Schau, nieces Marie and Anika, aunts Agnes and Eva, and numerous cousins.
A celebration of life will be held in the near future; please contact the family for information.
“Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance, and when you get the chance to sit it out or dance… I hope you dance!”