Janet G. Volm, 75, of West Bend, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020, at Ivy Manor in West Bend.
Janet was born on October 13, 1944, in West Bend, the daughter of the late Aloysius and Alice (nee Bremser) Volm. She attended St. Michael’s grade school all through 8th grade. Janet then graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1962. She was employed by West Bend Company doing secretarial work. Janet was a mentor for a child and guided him through his young life. She was a softball player on many teams and won many trophies. Janet played the stump fiddle and won first place at the Port Washington Fish Days. She had a beautiful singing voice and soloed at many weddings and special occasions. Janet loved to have a good time and make people laugh. She took her nieces and nephews many places – fishing, camping, and various trips. Janet loved the outdoors and wildlife. She took care of her mother for many years and lovingly tended to her.
Those Janet leaves behind to cherish her memory include three sisters, Patricia Jeske, Carol (Ken) Ramthun, and Dorothea (Raymond) Korpela; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Frederic Jeske and a great nephew, Francis Mary Ramthun.
Due to current restrictions, a private burial service with Rev. Jacob Strand officiating will be held for Janet’s family at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in St. Michaels. Janet’s service will be recorded. The video of the service will be posted on our website at www.myrhum-patten.com. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at St. Michael Catholic Church.
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The family would like to thank the staff at Ivy Manor and Allay Home Hospice for their wonderful care.
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