Janet Bray

Janet S. (Booker) Bray, 70

Janet S. (Booker) Bray, 70, of West Lafayette, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital. Born January 1, 1943, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Helen Firkin Booker. She was a 1961 graduate of Southwestern High School.

Janet was the graduate student coordinator for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. Prior to her working at Purdue she was a secretary at National Homes and the South Raub Elevator. She was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed playing the piano and organ, crocheting, and sewing.

Surviving are her two sisters, her twin, Judith Ann "Judy" Kakuk (husband: Lee), of Chino Hills, Calif. and Kathy L. Sims (husband: Randy), of West Lafayette; two nieces, Stephanie and Kristen Sims; a great nephew, Kane Sims; and very close friends, Dave and Beth Wood, of West Lafayette.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday at Hippensteel Funeral Home; Pastor Kate Walker officiating. Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. in lieu of flowwers, memorial contributions may be made to the Purdue Foundation for Janet Bray, HTM, 900 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907.

Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care.

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Funeral Home

Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-7302

Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2013