RHINELANDER

Janet P. Finney

May 26, 1928 Ė June 11, 2010


Janet P. Finney of Rhinelander, formerly of Genesee, went home to heaven Friday, June 11, 2010, at the age of 82. She was born May 26, 1928, in Waukesha, the daughter of Edward and Isabelle (Proctor) Snyder.

After attending Waukesha High School, Janet worked at Waukesha Engine and was a bookkeeper for Hill Top Garage in Genesee. She was united in marriage to Bruce W. Finney on Nov. 20, 1953; he preceded her in death Sept. 6, 2005. Later, she was employed at J.C. Penney, retiring after 25 years of service. She enjoyed bowling in her younger years, and along with her husband Bruce, enjoyed the monthly Genesee card club. She was a longtime member of Genesee Congregational Church.

Janet will be deeply missed by her children, Lorraine (Robert) Hudgeon of Mukwonago, Karen DeValk of Mukwonago and Edward (Sue) Finney of Rhinelander; grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Leidolf of Fort Atkinson, Heather Hudgeon of San Francisco, Brandon DeValk of Mukwonago, Megan DeValk of Mukwonago and Rachel Finney of Rhinelander; great-grandson, Samuel Leidolf; and her sister, Donna (Eugene) Engnath of Genesee. She is further survived by her very special friend, Sarah Seegers of Oconomowoc, other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to her husband, Bruce, she was preceded in death by her best friend, Ruth Kastner.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, June 18, at First Congregational Church of Genesee United Church of Christ, W306-S5075 Church St., Genesee Depot. The Rev. Joe Medina will preside. Graveside services and military honors for Janetís husband, Bruce, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Highland Memorial Park, New Berlin. Please meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Janetís name may be made to the First Congregational Church of Genesee United Church of Christ (mailing address: W306-S5075 Church St., Mukwonago, WI 53149).

The family wishes to thank Penny Finco for her support and special friendship.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547 4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.