Janis E. Albrecht, 75, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Northridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc. She was born March 28, 1947, in Kohler to the late Milton and Loretta (Zimmermann) Gumm. Janis graduated from Kohler High School with the Class of 1965.
On June 13, 1970, she was united in marriage to Robert Albrecht at Grace UCC in Kohler. Together they raised four boys; Jason (Lori), of Sheboygan, Daniel (Angela) of Gibbsville, Cory (Abegail) of Plymouth, and Ronald (Special friend Patti Stuefen) of Sheboygan. They celebrated 52 years of marriage.
Janis was a bookkeeper for Edler & Sons Trucking, and as a tax preparer for Jentsch Tax Service.
Having a strong faith, Janis was an active member of Ebenezer UCC in Sheboygan. She served as the church treasurer, choir director, and played in the hand bell choir. Her family was her pride and joy. She loved spending time with her grandchildren creating lasting and cherished memories. Janis enjoyed bowling, knitting, and gardening. She was an avid Brewer fan, and enjoyed volunteering at Jackson Elementary School in the lunch and health rooms.
Janis is further survived by her six grandchildren; Casandra (Special friend Josh Payne), Kyra, Shaunna, Shayla, Braeden, Tiffanie, and 1 on the way, great granddaughter Teresa, siblings; Lelan (Barb) Gumm of Kohler, Darryl (Phyllis) Gumm of Kohler, and Patricia (David) Droege of Sheboygan, and her fur baby Chopper, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 6:00 PM at Ebenezer UCC, 3215 Saeman Ave., Sheboygan, with Rev. Lorri Steward officiating. Burial will take place on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 3:00 PM until the time of service at the CHURCH. If you are unable to join the family for the service, it will be livestreamed on her obituary page on the funeral home website.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established in Janis’s name.