Janet N. Reed
1936 - 2021
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home - Elkhart
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN

Janet N. Reed, 84, of Bristol, passed away Wednesday Oct. 20, 2021, at Center for Hospice Care Raclin House in Mishawaka.

She was born Dec. 11, 1936, in Hartford City, Indiana, to Kenneth R. and Marguerite E. Willman. She married Philip B. Reed in Illinois on April 19, 1958.

Janet received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Purdue University and was a teacher at Washington High School and also worked in Audio Visual and Athletic Department at Concord High School. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and Elkhart General Pink Ladies and the Elk's Club.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Philip, their children, Michael P. Reed of Bristol and Shelley L. (Jack) Wilkerson of Brentwood, Tennessee, grandchildren: Katelin J. Wilkerson, Michael R. Reed, Emma J. (Chris) Nunez, Jake A. Wilkerson and Sarah J. (Connor) Durbin, great-grandson Robert F. Nunez; siblings: Bryce K. (Barbara) Willman, Melba E. Schooley, Nolan Willman and Carol A. (Max) Millspaugh. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-law Robert Schooley and sister-in-law Joanne Willman.

A Celebration of Janet's Life will be at noon Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where friends may visit one hour before services. Sister Nora Frost will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials for Janet may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, 831 W. Marion St., Elkhart, IN 46516, at www.gracelutheranelkhart.org, or Zion Lutheran Church, 308 S. Monroe St., Hartford City, IN 47348, at www.zionhc.org, or Blackford Junior-Senior High School, 2392 N. State Road 3 North, Hartford City, IN 47348, at www.blackfordschools.org, or Twin Pines Cooperative House at Purdue University, 322 Waldron St., West Lafayette, IN 47906, at www.tpcooperative.wixsite.com, or Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545, www.cfhcare.org.

Published by The Elkhart Truth on Oct. 21, 2021.
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Please know that Dean and I are thinking of you and remembering you in our prayers. So sorry we are unable to extend our condolences in person. Jan was a delightful, caring person who will be greatly missed. Dean and Peggy Birzele
Peggy Birzele
October 27, 2021
Janet was a delightful Twin Pines sister and student at Purdue back in the early days of the house. May memories of her smile and goodness be always with us and her family.
Mary Marchino de Baca
October 24, 2021
We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of Janet. We really enjoyed your visits to Florida. Please know we will pray for her as she starts her knew journey to eternity. Ed & Brenda
Ed & Brenda Magaruh
October 22, 2021
Paul Clamme and family
October 21, 2021
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