Janet M. Bahr

Janet M. Bahr (nee Oestreich), of Dousman, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 82 years.

She was the beloved wife of the late Charles; and the loving mother of Butch, Charles III (Denise), Chris, Suzy (Gerry) Roethle, Deb, the late Dennis, Colleen (Jeff) Hansen, Alan (Sherry), Melodie (Terry) Moore, Lana (Brian) Strandt, and Janelle (Champ) Kreidler. She also is survived by 23 grandchildren: Rebecca (Chris), Melissa, Theresa, Angela (Adam), Vanessa, Amanda, Andy, Jessica (Chris), Gretchen (Allen), Shane (L.B.), Tyler, Jaime (Andrew), Kimm (Leslie), Kirk (Jamie), Kyle (Katie), Nicole (Charlie), Kristyn, Kevin, Chuck (Gina) , Abby (Chris), Cody, Sam, and Max; and 27 great-grandchildren: Chandler, Chloe, Lily, Roman, Nevaeh, Harper, Dillon, Grayce, Jude, Graham, Jameson, Spencer, Flynn, Quinn, Addison, Liam, Hudson, Shayden, Leo, Kale, Cheyenne, Paul, Andrew, Maceo, Lucy, Alex and Samantha.

She also is survived by brothers, sisters other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road, Waukesha (highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94) from 4 p.m. until the funeral services at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be at St. Luke’s Lutheran Cemetery, Rome, at 9:00 a.m. Dec. 27. Meet at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to a food pantry of your choice would be appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit for an online obit, to send condolences or to receive directions.

She will be in our hearts forever.