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Janet Faye (Jiricek) Bodnar

POSTED: June 27, 2014 7:00 a.m.

 Janet Faye (Jiricek) Bodnar, 60, passed away at her home in Wichita on June 26, 2014. She was born Dec. 25, 1953, in Ellsworth to Donald and Marian (Kottas) Jiricek.
Janet married Lester L. Menke Feb. 3, 1973, in Ellsworth. She married Ronald Bodnar Aug. 29, 2008, in Hutchinson. He survives.
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 1-8 p.m. with family present from 6-8 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, P.O. Box 45, Ellsworth Kan. 67439.

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