Janis M. Dietenberger, nee Gass, 67, of Allenton died on Monday, Feb.
18, 2013, at her home. She was born on May 23, 1945, in Allenton to the
late John and Rosemary “Rosie” (nee Strupp) Gass.
On Sept. 5, 1964, she was united in marriage to Simon “Butch” at Sacred
Heart Catholic Church in Allenton.
For a period of time, she worked at the Flair Beauty Salon in West Bend.
She then opened her own salon in Allenton, Jan’s Swirl ’N Curl, which
she operated for over 40 years. She enjoyed polka dancing, attending
many festivals in the area with family and friends. Later in life, she
took up figure skating, placing second at the Badger State Games.
Survivors include her husband Butch; three sisters Carol (Jim) Swift of
Allenton, Donna (David) Warnecke of Eden and Chris (Jerry) Brost of
Arbor Vitae; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Eric on
March 12, 1994.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Feb. 25, at 10:30
a.m. at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton with burial following
in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday at the Schmidt
Funeral Home in West Bend from 4-7 p.m. and also Monday at the church
only from 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Online guestbook and condolences available at