WAUKESHA

Jan Deming Herrell (nee Watts)


Jan. 7, 1951 Ė Sept. 8, 2013


Jan Deming Herrell (nee Watts) of Waukesha died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 62. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Jan. 7, 1951, the daughter of Bert and Betsy (nee Gordon) Watts.

On Nov. 28, 1992, she married Hollis Herrell. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Brookfield. Jan was a true friend to many. She was a lover of her birds and gardens and believed in the revelation of Godís goodness through the natural world.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Hollis of Waukesha; her son, David Foppe of Waukesha; her stepsons, Hollis (Chris) Herrell of New Berlin and Mark (Dorene) Herrell of Sturgeon Bay; and three grandchildren, Derek, Mark and Samantha. She was one of 10 children and she was especially close to her sisters, Mary Jo and Lynn, and her brother, Peter. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ann.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Eric Luedtke will preside. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Cadott.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to the Wildlife In Need Center, W349-S1480 S. Waterville Road, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please contact the funeral home at 547-4035, or visit us at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute.