January 25, 2013
Jana Suzanne (Rice) Gililland
Jana Gililland of Santa Paula, died on January 20th 2013 after suffering a sever stroke. She peacefully passed away while closely surrounded by her family at Ventura County Medical Center.
Jana was born on Easter Sunday, April 10, 1955 to William & Elinor Rice in Pittsburgh, Kansas.
She was a free spirit; in her life she traveled extensively with her family & friends abroad & throughout the US meeting many new people before deciding to settle down in Santa Paula.
She loved to sew, read and was passionate about crafting. She found great joy in creating one of a kind Stained glass windows & ornaments.
Jana was a loving and caring wife, daughter, sister and friend.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Michael & loving companion Cowboy. Father, William Rice & wife Barbara, Mother, Elinor Gruber & husband Larry. Siblings: Larry Rice, Jill Rice, Lori Good, Jim & Ron Webster, Theresa (Rice) Jackson & many friends including long time pals Dee & Ken Finning.
A celebration of Jana’s life will be held at the Clubhouse. 500 W. Santa Maria Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 from Noon to 4 PM, February 16th, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jana’s Family Trust, 500 W. Santa Maria Street, Space 35, Santa Paula CA 93060.
Josephine G. Gonzalez, age 83 of Ventura, a homemaker, passed away January 18, 2013. Services will be held at 11 a.m. January 28 at Funeraria del ángel Stetler Mortuary, Santa Paula.