Juanita ‘Jan’ E. Westerlund
Aug. 16, 1944 — Oct. 15, 2016
Juanita “Jan” E. Westerlund, age 72, passed away at Eagle View Manor in Jefferson on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Jan was born on the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation on August 16, 1944, to her parents, Thomas and Jesse White.
Jan is survived by her children, Mark White (fiancée Carolann Cain) of Dousman, Tracy Westerlund of Muskego and Kristin McPhail of Horicon. Jan was a proud Grammy to her grandchildren: Cody Williams, Jesse Hernandez, Hunter White, and Kassandra and Maggie McPhail. Jan is also survived by a sister-in-law, Debra White of Northwoods Beach, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Jan was preceded in death by her husband, William “Gus” Westerlund; her parents, Thomas and Jesse White; grandparents, Chief and Adwageegea (Ida) White; sister Hazel White; and brothers Melvin White, Edward White, Robert White and Thomas White.
Jan fought for many years with dementia and the family would like to thank Eagle View Manor for taking care of her for the past four years.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, October 29, at at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, from 11 AM until the memorial service at 1 PM. Private inurnment will be held.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.