Janice Elaine (Welch), 71, passed away on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, at home surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, December 3rd, 2021, at Potts Chapel at 10:00am. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening, 5:00-7:00pm.
Janice Elaine Golden was born on August 28th, 1950, in Independence, Kansas. She was the daughter of Louise (Andres) and Howard Welch.
Jan enjoyed working at her sister and nephew’s restaurants and visiting casinos. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She married Richard Nickle. Together they had four children. They later divorced. She then married Robert Golden and had 2 more children and they made their home in Independence.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Robert, children: Richie (Tina) Nickle, Ronnie Nickle, Valerie Nickle, Cindy (Casey) Holt, Kevin (Jacque) Golden and Shaun (Kember) Golden, siblings: Judy Johnson, Lonnie Andres, Linda Tucker and Betty Kinsey, 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents, sister Betty Leah, brothers: Leeland Andres, Vernon Shaffer, Larry Andres, grandson Chase Holt and best friend Marilyn Kettleman.