Cover photo for Janice J. Booker's Obituary
Janice J. Booker Profile Photo
1936 Janice 2021

Janice J. Booker

July 18, 1936 — February 26, 2021

Janice J. Booker 84 of Peru passed away peacefully Friday, February 26 in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at St Valentine Church. The Rev Gary Blake will officiate. A private burial will follow. There will be no visitation. Ptak Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Janice was born July 18, 1936, in Peru to Stanley and Helen (Rydlewski) Skowronski. She married Bob Booker on August 27, 1955, at St Valentine Church. She was a graduate of La Salle-Peru High School. She worked in several businesses with her husband around the area over the last 50 years. She enjoyed cooking, flowers, and gardening but most of all, she cherished the time spent with her husband, whom she adored and her family. Janice will be fondly remembered as a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother that will be dearly missed by all that knew her. Janice is survived by her husband of 65 years Bob Booker, Her loving children Keith (Mary Ann) Booker of La Salle, Jeffrey (Jan) Booker of Spring Valley, and Bob (Lori) Booker of Algonquin, IL. Her grandchildren Tonya Booker, Nicki (Kale) Johnston, Lindsey Booker, Nicole (Matt) Meyer, Tim (Brenda) Booker, Penny Booker, Jeffrey Booker, Robert Booker, Brittney (Donald) Sweeney, Tyler Booker, and Connor Booker, nine great-grandchildren, and her sisters Sharon Greene of Ottawa and Sandy Davis of Peru. Janice was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Stanley Skowronski, and her grandson Brandon Booker. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be directed to St Valentine Church. Online condolences and remembrances may be shared at
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Janice J. Booker, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 57

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree