JANET M. ALTER, 62, of Louisville, Ky., died on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Raymond Buescher and the late Rita Trabel Buescher. Janet was married to Gerard Alter for the past 37 years. She worked, most recently, as a legal secretary at Fisher & Phillips LLP. Also surviving are five children, Christopher (Jennifer) Alter of Lafayette, Ind., Dr. William (Kelly) Alter of Springboro, Ohio, Melissa Alter of Fort Wayne, Teresa (Kevin) Hayes of Shelbyville, Ky., and Lauren Alter of Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren; five brothers; and four sisters. She was also preceded in death by four grandchildren. Funeral Mass is noon Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, with calling one hour prior, at Our Lady of Lourdes, 508 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, Ky. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville, with Rosary at 7 p.m. Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Hosparus of Louisville, Froedtert Cancer Center, or MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 6, 2013