Janet C. Bawden Ypsilanti Twp. Janet C. Bawden, age 72, died Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Heartland Health Care after an extended illness. She was born September 13, 1938, in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of David and June Hewitt. Mrs. Bawden was employed at the former Ypsilanti State Hospital and also worked at various nursing homes. She will always be remembered for her love of knitting. Survivors include 3 children: Albert Augustus Bawden, Grace (Pat) Purdy and Walter (April) Bawden; 6 grandchildren; 1 brother, Brian Hewitt and l sister, Sandra Barden; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence "Larry" Bawden in 1979. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Janowiak Funeral Home with Rev. Marty Carter officiating. Cremation will follow. The family will receive friends on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Please sign her guestbook at www.JanowiakFuneralHome.com
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