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Janice Kreilich

Janice E. Kreilich (Brecht) of Ballwin, Missouri and formerly of St. Mary, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Independence Care Center in Perryville.  She was 70 years old. 

She was born January 25, 1950 in Strong City, Kansas.  She is survived by daughter Shirla Kreilich, Ballwin; son Alex (Elise) Kreilich, Lakeland, Florida; brother Fred (Kathy) Brecht, Linden, North Carolina; brother Max (Lori) Grogg, Ames, Iowa; sister Terrena Ballinger, Mountain Grove, Missouri; sister Gina Grogg, Perryville, and several nieces/nephews and great nieces/nephews. 

She was preceded in death by father Henry Brecht; mother Mildred (Koehnken) Brecht Grogg; twin sister JoAnn Ralston. 

She enjoyed attending concerts and St. Louis Cardinals games.  She loved spending time with all her family and especially taking trips with them.  A few of her favorite places to travel are Florida, Disney World, the Smokey Mountains and the beach.  She enjoyed doing crafts, sewing, baking, taking walks and coloring/drawing.  Janice was a very giving person and always willing to help out others.

Services were private. 

Online condolences and memorial donations for the Alzheimer’s Association can be left at her tribute page (