Janet L. Hess

Jan. 13, 1969 - Oct. 23, 2012



Janet L. Hess of the Town of Vernon died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, surrounded by her family at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 43. She was born in Erie, Pa., on Jan. 13, 1969 the only child of Patrick and Rosemary (nee Bulanda) Brady.


On Oct. 6, 2001, she married Joseph Hess in Waukesha. Janet received her bachelorís degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and her masterís degree from Carroll University. She was a devoted teacher to her students and worked for the Waterford School District for 19 years. Janet enjoyed hanging out with her friends and inspired devotion toward her lifelong and new friends. She loved life, her husband, her daughter, her family and her community and will never be forgotten.


She will be deeply missed by her husband, Joe, of the Town of Vernon; their 4-year-old daughter, Lila, as well as by her parents, Patrick and Rosemary Brady of Menomonee Falls. She is further survived by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends.


Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.  Visitation continues Friday, Oct.  26, at Fox River Christian Church, S46-W24130 Lawnsdale Road, Waukesha (corner of Highway 164 and Lawnsdale Road) from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service. The Rev. Rob Warnell will preside. Graveside services will immediately follow at Vernon Center Cemetery. 


Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.