Janet N. Reed, age 84, of Bristol, passed away Wednesday October 20, 2021 at Center for Hospice Care Raclin House in Mishawaka. She was born December 11, 1936 in Hartford City, IN 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, TN, 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 12pm on Wednesday, October, 27, 2021 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
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Center for Hospice Care
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545
Grace Lutheran Church
831 West Marion Street, Elkhart IN 46516
Blackford Junior-Senior High School
2392 N. State Road 3 North, Hartford City IN 47348
Twin Pines Cooperative House
322 Waldron St., West Lafayette IN 47906
Zion Lutheran Church Hartford
308 S. Monroe St, Hartford City IN 47348