Janet J. Scholes

PORTAGE – Janet J. Scholes, age 82, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Hamilton Park Place in Portage.

Janet was born on September 14, 1937, in Portage, the daughter of Jay and Jessie (Delany) Packard.  She married Lester Scholes on February 10, 1956 at Portage Presbyterian Church. 

She is survived by her husband, Lester, Portage;  two children, Jim (Mary) Scholes, Wausau and Dorthey (Jim) Watson, Portage;  her grandsons, Jess Watson, Adam (Jeanna) Scholes, and Nick Scholes;  her granddaughter, Kasey (Tim Blau);  her great-grandkids, Bella Watson, Ella Scholes, Oliver Scholes, Jade, Liam and Aiden Blau;  her brother, Jerry (Sara) Packard; her sister, Jane Cruckson; nieces, nephews, many other near relatives and close friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Jay and Jessie Packard, her in-laws, Elmer and Elsie Scholes, her sister, Jo Ann Timme, and her brothers and sisters-in-law.

In accordance with Janet’s wishes, there will not be any services held.

Janet made people smile daily.

The family would like to extend a thank you to Hamilton Park Place, St. Croix Hospice, and Dr. Susan Kreckman.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to an organization of your choice, or the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.

The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

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For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)