Posted on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 02:32pm

The Germans from Russia community has lost another “Shining Star” with the passing of Janice Fay (Huber) Stangl. Our appreciation to Thomas Stangl, husband of Janice, for allowing us to use part of the text from her obituary.

Janice was born in a drafty homestead shack near Hosmer, SD, on October 23, 1936, the oldest child of Edward and Lydia (Haberer) Huber. She spoke only an old Swabian German dialect when she started school at age five, which led to her long avocation as a genealogical and historical researcher of her Germans from Russia heritage...

Click here to read the entire In Touch with Prairie Living, May 2021