Janet was born in Fort Scott, Kansas to the late Ralph and Ida Singmaster. Jann lived most of her childhood in Green Mountain Falls, and attended Manitou Springs Schools. As a military wife, Jann was able to explore a bit of the world, residing in California, Hawaii, Japan, and Arizona, before enjoying the last 40 years in Colorado Springs.
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She nourished people around her through her faith, love and cooking. Janet loved whole heartedly studying God's word, crocheting, cooking, reading, spending time out doors and sharing life with those she loved.
Jann is survived by her husband, and love of her life, Posie Barker; brother, Ray Singmaster; son, Donald Helmick; daughter, Janna Helmick; and Posie's four children Francine, Mike, Dianna, and Karen. Jann was blessed to have spent time with her many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents-Ralph and Ida Singmaster; brothers-Terry, Steve and Darrell Singmaster; daughter, Sucie Diaz and her grandson Nickolous.
Services to be held at Memorial Gardens-Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. Reception to follow.
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Published in The Gazette from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014