Janet Helen Throop
Janet Helen Throop, age 77, of Vestaburg passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Alma. Janet was born on January 27, 1937 in Edmore, the daughter of Paul William and Goldie K. (Keeler) Jensen. She was raised in the Edmore area and attended the Edmore Schools.
On November 23, 1953, Janet married her husband of 50 years, Jack Throop in Edmore. Janet was employed by the Vestaburg School as the Kitchen Supervisor for 25 years, retiring in 1999. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading and going to garage sales.
Janet is survived by her children: Chris (Barry) Bennett of Vestaburg, Jacki (Don) Bailey of Columbia, Tennessee, Tom (Donna) Throop of Vestaburg and Darrell (Gail) Throop of Greenville; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Pauline (Pat) Kane of Vestaburg, Jean (Rich) Becker of Elwell and Zeona Kyser of Mt. Pleasant.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Goldie; her husband, Jack in 2005; a son, Curt Throop in 1984; a grandson, Sherman Throop in 2000; two brothers, Robert and Paul Jensen and three sisters: Doris Jensen, Phyllis Edgerly and Agnes Johnson.
A funeral service to celebrate Janet’s life has been scheduled for Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Brigham Funeral Chapel, 413 E. Gilson Street, Edmore with Pastor George Showers officiating. The family will receive the love and support from friends and extended family members at a visitation scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Sunday (from 1 to 2 p.m.) Interment will be in Richland Township Cemetery.
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