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Janet Riese

September 4, 1931 — May 1, 2021

Sheboygan

Janet M. Riese, 89, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at her apartment in Sheboygan.

Janet was born on September 4, 1931, to Lester and Violet (Knuth) Heyn in Kohler, WI. On June 30, 1956, she married Elwood Riese. Together, the couple raised two children, Glenn and Janice.

Janet worked as an elevator operator and retired from Prange’s. One of her favorite hobbies was collecting cat figurines.

Janet is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Elwood; children, Glenn (Gretchen Horlacher-Riese) Riese and Janice (Frank) Mallo; sister, Helen Jean Spooner; and many other friends and relatives.

Janet is preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Heyn; sister, Merrie Ann Pankratz.

A funeral service will be held at Zimmer-Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Christian Gugel officiating. Visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Please follow all COVID-19 guidelines, including social distancing and the wearing of face masks.

Interment will follow at Lutheran Cemetery in Sheboygan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

To leave a message of sympathy for the family, please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com.

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Friday, May 7, 2021

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