Janet L. Anderson, 86, of Wayne, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
Services will be held Monday, Feb. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Jeanne Madsen and Deb Hammer, PMA will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne.
The family requests those attending to please wear colorful clothing to the services.
Memorials may be directed to the Anderson family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Janet Louise Anderson was born Jan. 21, 1934 in Wayne, to Kenneth and Louise Lautenbaugh Ramsey. She grew up on a farm southeast of Wayne where her love for horses began. Janet was an avid horseman who loved telling stories about showing and racing her horses. Her family was original members of the Wayne Saddle Club and 4th of July Horseshow. She attended grade school at District 47 and graduated from Wayne High School in 1951, then went to work at Wayne International as their bookkeeper. In 1955 Janet married Alvin Anderson from Concord. They lived in Concord for a few years then moved to a farm south of Wayne. In 2001, Janet and Alvin retired and moved to Wayne. She enjoyed working in retail at several clothing stores in Wayne. For fun, Janet was a member of Club 15 and helped her children and grandchildren through 4-H. She never missed the Wayne County Fair. Janet’s greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always appreciated the company of her extended family, friends and the church family at Our Savior.
Survivors include her husband, Alvin; son, Reed (Ann) Anderson, of Columbus, and their daughters, Meghan (Ryan) Smith and children Stryder, Ramsey, and Kellynn, Whitney (Mark) Gillings and child Audrey; daughter, Linda Anderson of Wayne; daughter, Janelle Fleer of Wayne, and her daughter, Jill (Jack) Mogensen and children, George and Deven; son, Michael Anderson of Wayne, and his children, Justin (Megan) Anderson, Jared Anderson and fiance, Brenna Vovos, and Shania Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Louise Ramsey; a daughter, Jody; son, Mitchell, and daughter-in-law, Jana (Mike) Anderson.
Pallbearers will be David Anderson, Mark Koch, Richard Anderson, Guy Anderson, Dwight Anderson, Kandace McCoy, Brenda Meyer, Steve Anderson, Craig Anderson, Kevin Anderson and Kay Anderson.