Janice Rae (Nech) Underwood passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Windsor Estates in Salina, Kansas at the age of 70. She was born on September 23, 1948 in Hays, KS to the late Raymond and Lucy (Winters) Nech.
Janice grew up in Plainville and Salina. Shortly after her graduation from Salina Central High School in 1966, she started working for Beech Aircraft where she was a secretary for 20 years. In 1987 she then relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada where she worked as a secretary at Caesar’s Palace and other establishments until her retirement in 2011, at the age of 62. After her retirement, she moved back to Salina where she lived out the rest of her life.
Janice liked staying busy. She enjoyed working on any type of crafting activity or playing computer games. Janice loved spending time with her dogs and her family. She was baptized in the United Methodist Church in Plainville and belonged to the Lutheran Church in Salina.
A hardworking woman of faith, hope, and love, Janice showed us all by her life that the greatest of these is love. Although she will be greatly missed, she will live forever in the hearts of those who knew her best, for they were greatly loved.
Janice is survived by her brother, Douglas Nech and wife Cindy of Haven, KS; nieces and nephews Lynecia Bogue of Lawrence, KS, Amanda Nech of Conshohocken, PA, Corey Nech and significant other Megan Rinehart of Haven, KS; great-niece and nephew Lily and Asher Bogue; best friend Glenn Madden; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Lucy Nech; and husband Jim Underwood.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Plainville. Burial will follow at the Plainville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00am until service time on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the church.