Jan L. Edwards

Jan L. Edwards of Port Washington passed away on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Jan at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washington with the Very Reverend Dennis Van Beek officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1600 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington. Entombment will take place at St. Mary’s Mausoleum in Port Washington.

Jan L. Edwards was born in Port Washington on May 14, 1942, daughter of Ronald and Virginia Winkel Greiveldinger. Jan attended school in the Port area, graduating from Port Washington High School in 1960.

On Sept. 14, 1963 she married Roger Becker at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washington. The couple ran Becker Petroleum until Roger’s death in 1985.

On Oct. 8, 1994, Jan married Michael Edwards in Waukesha. Jan worked as a receptionist at You’re Special Hair Salon in Saukville for the last several years. She enjoyed camping, fishing, spending time with her grandchildren, and was an avid Wisconsin sports fan.

Jan is survived by her husband Michael of Port Washington; her three children, Holly (Curtis) Ortmeier of Grafton, Wendy (Jeff) Sather of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Torrey (fiancˇe Rebecca Raymond) Becker of Carmel, Ind. She is further survived by 10 grandchildren, Ashlyn, Whitney, Devon, Tyler, MacKenzie, Landon, Nicolle, Brittney, Olivia and Leah; her sister, Margo (the late Joe) Koehler of Enterprise, Ala.; as well as other relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Jan Edwards Pancreatic Cancer Memorial Fund c/o Port Washington State Bank.

For online condolences, visit www.eernissefuneralhome.com.