Soldotna resident Roxane W. Omans died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Central Peninsula Hospital with her family at her side. She was 75.
A celebration of her life will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Nikiski Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Paul R. Hartley will officiate.
Mrs. Omans was born March 10, 1933, in Spokane, Wash. She graduated from Holy Names Academy in Spokane. She moved to Heritage Place in Soldotna in July 2004. She was a member of the Nikiski Church of the Nazarene.
"Mom had a contagious smile that always shined forth. She always wanted to be where the action was and being the life of the party. Mom always had many friends whom she adored and they adored her. She was a three time cancer survivor who fought the fight and ran the race. She is now in the presence of her savior, Jesus, and is experiencing more freedom than ever before (I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. (II Tim. 4:7)," her family said. "We will miss you mom and grandma. We love you and look forward to seeing you in heaven."
Mrs. Omans was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth R. Omans; and parents, John and Dorothy Woodroofe.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Embree and her husband, Jim, of Phoenix, Ariz. and Patti Hartley and her husband, Paul, of Nikiski; son, Victor Johnson and his wife, Cathy, of Temecula, Calif.; grandchildren, Angela, Amanda and Nic Johnson of Temecula and Jeff Jacobson, Mykle and Matthew Embree, all of Phoenix, and Rebekah, Elizabeth and Stephen Hartley of Nikiski.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Nikiski Church of the Nazarene for the World Missions.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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