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Janet L. Lau

December 6, 1924 August 26, 2019
Janet L. Lau
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Janet L. Lau, age 94, of Plymouth, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2019, at the Waterford in Plymouth, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on December 6, 1924 in the Town of Scott, WI, a daughter of the late Herbert and Frieda (Lillge) Hartmann.

Janet attended Random Lake and West Bend schools.

On December 20, 1941, she married Norman F. Lau at St. John Lutheran Church in West Bend. The couple resided in the Town of Lyndon after their marriage and in 1967 moved to Cascade. Norman preceded her in death on December 18, 1978.

Janet worked for a short time at Cleveland Container in Plymouth and then was employed at the Kohler Company for 28 years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of the Quarter Century Club at Kohler.

She was a former member of Salem United Church of Christ in Plymouth, and she was also a member of the Plymouth Women’s Society.

Janet’s love of life revolved around her dear family and friends. She enjoyed traveling and playing cards, and belonged to many card clubs. Janet also had a great love for music and dancing. She had the ability to play any song she knew by ear on the piano or organ.

Survivors include: Sons: Warren (Mary) Lau and Mark (Bonnie) Lau; Daughter: Sharon (Pete) Ninnemann; Grandchildren: Eric (Cindy) Lau, Gregg Lau, Jill (Bill) Backlich, Michelle (Steve) Hoyt, Janel (Greg) Retzlaff, Michael Ninnemann, Kari (Joel) Pagel, Jenny (Wayne) Floria, and Kristi Floria; and Great-grandchildren: Logan Lau, Austin (Mariah) Lau, Kayley Wontor, Lindsay Horsman, Marissa Horsman, Kaitlyn Retzlaff, Emery Pagel, Everett Pagel, Eila Pagel, Paul Hoyt, Maddie Hoyt, and Liam Backlich.

She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Janet was preceded in death by: Her husband, parents, father and mother-in-law, sister, two brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law.

Following Janet’s wishes, cremation has taken place and Memorial Services will be held on Sunday (September 8, 2019) at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Visitation will take place from 1:00-2:00 P.M. with a prayer service to follow at 2:00 P.M. Pastor Dale Miller of Salem Plankroad UCC will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in Janet’s name to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Michael Barry, the staff of Aurora At Home Hospice, and the staff of the Waterford, for the wonderful care and compassion given to Janet.


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Visitation

Sunday

8

Sep

1:00 PM 9/8/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/8/2019 2:00:00 PM
Suchon Funeral Home

1317 State Road 67
Plymouth, WI 53073

Suchon Funeral Home
1317 State Road 67 Plymouth 53073 WI
United States

Visitation

Sunday

8

Sep

2:00 PM 9/8/2019 2:00:00 PM
Suchon Funeral Home

1317 State Road 67
Plymouth, WI 53073

Suchon Funeral Home
1317 State Road 67 Plymouth 53073 WI
United States
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