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“Saddened as we heard of your loss. Will continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Don & Bev Scharlau ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Don & Bev Scharlau - Utica, IL

“So sorry for your loss Terri, thinking of you and your family with loveat this sad time. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa Mitchell - Friend

“To Dick, Terri and Family Our love is not written on paper, for it can be erased. Nor is our love etched in stone, for stone can be broken. But...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Julie Mitchell - Perth

“Dear Uncle Dick Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. one of the most memorable times was when Tim and I and our girls...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Tim & Alesia Handy - Hesperia, CA

“Dear Uncle Dick Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. one of the most memorable times was when Tim and I and our girls...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Tim and Alesia Handy and Family - CA

“Dick We are saddened to hear of Janis' passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Chuck and Jean Simec - Ottawa, IL

“Our thoughts are with all of you at this time. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Staley - Darwin, Austalia

“Dick and Family It's been along time since we were on your pontoon boat on the lake in Illinois. You and Jan were always so hospitible. We are so...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Judy Farber

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Pat & Walt Winchel - Griswold, IA

“Sorry to hear of your loss. Stay strong through this difficult time. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jim Stangl - Gilbert, AZ - Friend

“Dick and family:So saddened by Jan's passing.You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: John and Jean Matchus

“Dick & Family we are so sorry to hear about the passing of Jan. but she has no pain now, we are keeping ya'all in our prayers. God Bless. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Jimmy & Mary Ann - Lincoln,, NE

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss, we prayed for her and we are praying for you. With love, Marel and Phylis ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Marcel and Phyllis Jakoby - IL

“I remember Jan best for the neighborhood dinner parties she hosted, and the elegent layout of trimmings. She always had a pristine backyard, right...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Ed Gabel & Amy Mars - Lincoln, NE

“We were sad to hear of Janis's passing. She was a lovely person, and we feel she is in a better place now. She will be missed. ...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Joe and Jan Clark - Milton, FL

“Janis our sister our friend: We will always cherish the good times we shared with each other. You were such a inspiration to all who knew & loved...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Jerry Saylor & Gloria Saylor - CA

“Dick and Family, Sorry to her of the passing of your wife and mother.We know she is in a place of Love & comfort now. You are in our paryers &...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: L.J. 'Joe' Beardsley - omaha, NE

“We may be thousands of miles away, but send our sincere condolunces, love and comfort to Terri and family on the loss of Janis. Thinking of you TC. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Beryl & Neville Mort

“I really enjoyed meeting Jan when Gary and I were in Lincoln. Such a nice lady to talk with, we had a lot in common despite an age difference. She...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Julie and Gary Parnell - IL

“Janis will be missed by so many of us that met her when we visited Lincoln in the course of our employment with Consolidated Freightways. She always...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Charles Hall - Henderson, NV

“We were so sad to learn of Jan's passing. She was a really strong lady who fought a great fight. Please accept our sympathy. Our thoughts and...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Dick & Marge Cypert - Sandwich, IL

Higbea, Janis M., age 74, Lincoln, died Thursday, February 21, 2013 at her home in Lincoln. Born April 14, 1938 in Aurora to Verne and Viola (Fowler) Saylor.

Husband: Richard "Dick" Higbea
Daughters & son-in-law: Kim and Dave Kubat, Malcolm
Terri (Higbea) Cranny, Western Australia
Son and daughter-in-law: Ronald and Debbie Higbea, St. Augustine, FL
Grandchildren, spouse: Jason Kubat
Jennifer and Darin Person
Zachary Higbea
Stephanie Higbea
Great Grandchildren: Morgan and Brynn Person
Sisters, spouses: Delores and Robert Mienke
Sharon Bauer and Stan Smedley
Brother, spouse: Jerry and Gloria Saylor
Sister-in-law: Donna Saylor
Sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Lee and Dick Pipe
Brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Roger and Cindy Higbea
Several nieces and nephews

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents; Brothers, Allen, Bill, and Harlan Saylor; Sister, Betty Hayner.

10:00 am, Tuesday, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th Street, Lincoln.
9:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday with family greeting friends from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm; one hour prior to services Tuesday, all at the funeral home.
Memorials in care of Tabitha Hospice. Condolences may be left at