Janet Douglas, 86

Janet Elizabeth Douglas, age 86, of Sturgis, passed away, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.

Janet was born April 21, 1925, in Sturgis, a daughter to the late Sterling and Helen (Loetz) Winings.

Janet graduated from J.W. Sexton High School in Lansing and furthered her education at Western Michigan University, receiving a bachelor of arts degree.

On June 14, 1947, Janet married William Douglas in Lansing.

Janet was a homemaker and also had worked as a social worker for Friend of the Court in Centreville and also at the Coldwater State Home.

She had lived most all her adult life in Sturgis and was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church of Sturgis. Janet enjoyed buying and selling antiques.

She is survived by her husband, William Douglas of Sturgis; two children, Sharland Douglas and husband Ken Hebenstreit of Royal Oak and Ted Douglas and wife Sharon, of Saline; and three grandchildren.

There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at a later date. The family was assisted by the Schipper Funeral Home in Colon.

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