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Kurt Alan Janish, 64, of Wolfe City, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 in Greenville.

Owens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. No service is planned at this time.

Kurt was born June 24, 1957 to Charles Kenneth and Betty Strele Janish in St. Louis, MO.  He graduated from Plano High School in 1975.  He was a fabricator. He worked on cars, was a welder, he built trailers and race cars, he was a 34 year member of SCCA, raced motocross and raced in the American Motorcycle Association. He worked at a sign company after high school then worked with his Dad’s company, Plano Peanut & Popcorn.

He is survived by his mother, Betty Janish; his sister Kris and husband, Bob Russell all of Wolfe City; nephews, Brian H. Russell and Jeremy A. Russell; and friends, Joe and Mary Dawson.  He is also survived by many friends especially friends from the racing organizations he spent many years as a member of.

He was preceded in death by his father.