OBITUARY: Janice Strutz was born Dec. 8, 1956 to Ron and Gloria Camp. She was raised in a loving family in Hubbard Oregon. She graduated from North Marion High School in 1975 and from George Fox College with an Education degree in 1979. She married Steve Strutz in 1979. At age 13 she put her trust in Jesus and on October 23rd at age 62 she went to be with Jesus. Janice was known for her zest for life, her beauty outwardly and inwardly, her smile and eyes, her incredible love for family, her loyalty to friends, and most of all her relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. She impacted many through her Godly mentoring of them. Lymphoma cancer entered her world 4 years ago though it was an unwelcome visitor and seemed to take her life on earth too soon, she battled it courageously and grew in her faith in God who she trusted so much relishing each moment of each day while still looking forward to being with HIM forever. Janice will truly be missed by many. She is survived by her husband of 40 years Steve (Billings) and her 4 incredible children she had invested so much in and was so proud of: Abbie (Paul) Hansen-Great Falls; Luke Strutz-Bozeman; Bethany (Matt) Espinoza-Salem OR; and Mary (Ryan) Lane-Portland OR; plus her 5 grandchildren who were very special to her: Zoe, Eliza, Izze, Marquez, and Paisley! She also is survived by her wonderful parents, Ron and Gloria Camp of Hubbard OR, Sisters Carolyn (Rob) Hunter of Billings Montana and Elizabeth Ellis-Pasco WA; Brothers Darrel (Kathy) Camp of Hubbard OR, Gerald (Ellen) Camp of Vale Or, Robert Camp of Hubbard OR, and Tim (Mika) Camp of Newberg OR. She was preceded in death by her older sister Julie Johnson of ID.
Her family invites you to join them for a celebration of her life on Saturday Dec. 7th at 10:30 at Faith Evangelical Church, 3145 Sweetwater Dr. Memorials may be given to Faith Evangelical Church for the Women’s ministry or the charity of your choice.