Delores M. Janowski (nee Peterson)

Delores M. Janowski (nee Peterson) was born to eternal life Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at age 88.

She was the loving wife of the late John A. Janowski Sr.; beloved mother of Donald (Mechele), James (Kelly), the late John Jr. and Ronald; mother-in-law to Maureen; and loving grandma to eight grandchildren, Angela, Nicole, Rebecca, John III, Brenda, Jacob, Joseph and Jaclyn. She is also survived by sisters Ethel, Rita, Carole, Joan, Judy, Janet and Pat, and brothers Carlton, Frank, and Thomas.

Delores was the loving daughter of parents Frank and Ethel Peterson of West Allis, who preceded her in death, along with sisters Gloria, Carlotta, Lois, and Florence and brothers Jack and Gerald.

She raised her four sons along with her late husband John in their home in New Berlin for over 57 years.

She lived her final six months in tranquility at her sonís home with assistance from the kind and caring team of caregivers from Heartland Home Care & Hospice as well as her daughter-in-law, Mechele, who she called her best friend, favorite nurse, and the daughter she never had.

She will be dearly missed and rejoiced with the memories of good times shared and with celebration of her life here on earth as well as the anticipation of our grand reunion in heaven.

Visitation will be at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 18255 W. Capitol Drive, on Tuesday, March 7, from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., with a funeral Mass at 7 p.m. Private burial.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262786-8030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.