Janice LaVaun Tambling

MORRIS—Janice LaVaun Tambling, 91, of Morris, and formerly of Gardner, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at Morris Hospital.
Janice was born on Oct. 5, 1927 to Charles B. and Pearl M. (nee Uerkwitz) Cryder in Morris.  She married Morgan Winslow Tambling on Sept. 21, 1947 in Gardner and they made their home and raised their family in Gardner.   
Janice was a graduate of the Morris Hospital School of Nursing and before retirement had been employed at Morris Hospital, Fox Developmental Center, Dwight Heritage Manor and in home health care.
She was a member of the red hat society and enjoyed working in her yard as well as feeding birds and animals.  Janice was a very kind and caring person who took her career of nursing very seriously.  She served people with her caring heart in so many ways.  
After retiring from her job she took friends to doctor appointments, for groceries, or where ever they needed to go. Back in the day she picked up hitch hikers.  Her heart was very giving.  
Surviving is one son, Tom (Maureen) Tambling, of Morris; four daughters, Villa Jean (John) Tjelle, of Gardner, LaVaun (Bob) Tira, of Coal City, Susan (Bill) McDaniel, of Gardner, and Tami (Matt) Finn, of South Wilmington; 12 grandchildren, Dean (fiancé Nikki) Tambling, Jodi (Jim) Lombardi, Traci (Alan) Patterson, AJ Tjelle, Kortni (Jeff) Emerson, Kara (Ronnie) Housman, Krystle (Joel) Carpenter, Scott (Sonia) Dinelli, Amanda (Troy) Wallace, Brian (Kelsey) Finn, Michael (Jeanna) Finn and Mallory (Mitchell) Sistek; 24 great grandchildren; sister, Betty (Bill) Ferguson, of Morris; sister-in-law, Shirley Cryder; and her very dear friend, Allie Lardi Olson.  
Preceding her in death was her husband, who preceded her in death on June 7, 2003; parents; brothers, Larry Cryder and Jim Cryder; great granddaughter, Teá Morgan Patterson (1999); and step grandson, Scott McDaniel (2000).  
The funeral service will be held at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Jan Chandler officiating.  
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 from 1 to 7 pm.  Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.  
Inurnment will take place at the Round Grove Cemetery in Campus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be directed to the Church of Hope in Gardner or family wishes.
For more information and to visit her online guestbook, please log on to www.rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook.
Funeral services have been made under the direction of R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood.