Janet Kathryn Pruneau, 7, of O'Fallon, Ill., born Nov. 21, 2008, in Belleville, Ill., entered to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., with her family by her side.
Janet fought cancer for 3 years with a smile and never a bad attitude. She was a first grader at the Delores Moye Elementary School at O'Fallon School District 90. She was loved by many and passionately loved others.
She lived to share hope, love and compassion with the whole world.
"Don't ever give up -
Hope is real."
Janet is survived by her loving parents, Thomas and Laura Pruneau of O'Fallon, Ill.; two brothers, James X. and Jeremy Pruneau both of O'Fallon, Ill.; and a sister, Alyssa Pruneau of Denver, Colo; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Janet Whitfield of Marietta, Ga.; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Carolyn Pruneau of Detroit, Mich.; and Kathryn and Don Lenhardt of Manchester, Mo.; and survived by a loving extended family.
Memorials may be made to the Friends of Kids with Cancer at: www.friendsofkids.com. or Kellsie's Hope Foundation, Inc. at: www.kellsieshopefoundation.com.
Condolences may be extended to the family online at: www.schildknechtfh.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2016, at First Baptist Church, 1111 East U.S. 50, O'Fallon, Ill., 62269.
Service: A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Delores Moye Elementary School, 1010 Moye School Rd. O'Fallon, Ill., 62269.
FUNERAL HOME, O'Fallon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 16, 2016