Janet R. Raith, 76|
Dec. 18, 1940 — Feb. 26, 2017
Janet R. Raith (nee Schiller), 76, of West Bend, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehab.
Janet was born Dec. 18, 1940, to Norbert and Erna (nee Kufahl) Schiller in Barton. She graduated from West Bend High School, class of 1958.
Janet lived in Germantown where she raised her family and later moving to West Bend. She attended Moraine Park Technical College and graduated with an associate degree in accounting. She was the owner and operator of Our Place Bar in Summit Lake, where she met the love of her life, John. They were married January 5, 1980, in Elcho. In 1987, the couple moved to Dubois, Wyoming, where she worked for the Rustic Pine Restaurant doing accounting. After retirement, they moved back to West Bend to be close to her family. Janet loved painting, gardening and gambling, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Janet is survived by her loving husband, John, and children, Cindy (Mike) Tennies, Charles Gettelman, Andrew (Kathy) Gettelman and David (Debbie) Gettelman. She is further survived by nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Mark Herrmann; siblings, Jim (Diane) Schiller and Eileen (Dale) Eckert; sister-in-law, Mary Schiller; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Linda; and brother, Richard.
A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. David Kellerman.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 3 p.m. until the time of service (6 p.m.).
A Special Thank You to the staff at Cedar Community Hospice and Kraemer Cancer Center for all their loving care of Janet.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 orwww.phillipfuneralhome.com.