Janet M. Wilson, 65, of Wanatah, formerly of Chesterton, passed away
Saturday, May 30, 2009 at her home.
She was born on
June 28, 1943 in Chicago, to Alva and Irene (Ward) Holderman, both of whom
preceded her in death.
On September 8,
1962 in Miller, she married Charles W.L. Wilson, who survives in Wanatah.
Janet is also
survived by sons, Robert (Donna) Wilson, of Portage, Patrick (Janet) Wilson
of Valparaiso, and Charles “Lennie” Wilson of Valparaiso; daughter, Robin
(Robert) Scott of Westville; sister, Judy Holderman of Ala.; grandchildren,
Jamie Wilson, Jacob Wilson, Tanya Gorgas, Tiffany Mayoch, Thomas Mayoch,
Sherry (Ivo) Scur, Heather Scott and Jessica (William) Linebaugh;
great-grandchildren, Liliana Gorgas, Isabel Mayoch-Piggott and Delilah
Gorgas; special friends, Belinda Messer and Gail Phleeger and special
companions, Nona, Reba and Blossom. She is also survived by sisters-in-law;
brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
from Ivy Tech, IUN and Indiana Wesleyan with a B.S. in nursing, Janet spent
her nursing career taking care of the elderly and enjoyed the time she spent
with them. These people along with her family and close friends were of
utmost importance to her. She retired from Lifecare Center in Valparaiso in
2003, and was a member of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary 2517.
A Mass of
Christian Burial, Fr. Jerry Schweitzer officiating will be at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, June 2 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Ave.,
be today, Monday, June 1 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.
Memorials may be
made to the VNA Hospice Center of Porter County, Sacred Heart Church in
Wanatah or the American Cancer Society.