Janet Woods
June 29, 1943 - July 13, 2017

Janet Woods, 74, of Oelwein passed away on Thursday July 13, 2017 at her home.  Visitation will be from 3-7 PM on Sunday July 16, 2017 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein.  Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM on Monday July 17, 2017 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Fontana Cemetery at Hazleton.  A memorial fund has been established.

Janet Kay (Burco) Woods was born on June 29, 1943 to Iola Mae (Graf) Burco.  She graduated from Hazleton High School with the class of 1961.  On December 5, 1964 she was united in marriage with Frank Walter Woods at Christ United Presbyterian Church in Oelwein.  Janet and Frank farmed southwest of Hazleton for 35 years.

Janet had been a beloved member and life of the party with the Red Hat Society.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning her goods.  She loved travelling to Naples Florida and spending time at the beach.  She also loved her convertible Camero, car cruises/shows and NASCAR races.

Left to celebrate Janet’s life is her son Marty Woods of Hazleton; her brothers: Gaylen Burco of Oelwein and Jerald (Sonia) Burco of Oelwein; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother, her husband Frank, her son Chad Woods, and her sister Judy Prindle.  

 

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Lillie and Deb Jackman on July 17, 2017 at 5:09 AM said:

So sorry to hear of Janet's passing... Janet was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by us both... Janet was the kind of person who would do anything for anybody... A couple examples--when Lillie's grandson Eddie was little, he loved John Deere, Janet knew this and as a surprise mailed a gift package to Lillie of all John Deere items for little Eddie. Little Eddie is now 27, but we all still remember this act of kindness... Another example--Lille and her husband Dick vacationed in FL at the same time Janet and Frank did for years. One time, Lillie and Dick had one condo rented but wanted another one that was already booked up. While they were out to lunch, the other condo became available. When they got back from lunch, they found that Janet had not only re-booked them into the condo they wanted, but was already clearing out their refrigerator and putting the food into the refrigerator at the new condo! Just little acts of kindness here and there over the years--that was Janet! Although Lillie and Janet lived in different states and Lillie stopped visiting Florida, she and Janet remained friends over all those years. They would talk on the phone monthly, reminiscing and talking about "just stuff". Yes, Janet is loved and will be greatly missed by us all...
Mary Jo Mai on July 16, 2017 at 8:25 AM said:

I'm sorry to hear of Janet's death. She was a very sweet lady and good friend to my aunt Evelyn. They were co-workers at Montgomery Ward and Janet could always make Evelyn laugh. Janet remained connected to Evelyn and visited her at Prairie Hills. My sympathy to Janet's family.mM
Linda Burns on July 16, 2017 at 6:04 AM said:

Janet and I had the nicest lunch and visit last summer in Manchester. She looked good after her treatments and we made plans for this year.So sorry to read about her passing and sincere sympathy to Marty and extended family.
Sharon Oldt on July 15, 2017 at 2:04 PM said:

Janet will be missed. You have my deepest sympathy.
Janice Schoon on July 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM said:

So sorry to read of Janet's passing. My prayers are with the family.
Deb Harkness on July 15, 2017 at 7:41 AM said:

So sorry to hear of Janet's passing. Janet was a dear friend & her & I shared many a good laughs together. She loved her Camaros & she loved her winters in Florida. She will indeed be missed........Love you girlfriend!!!!!
John & Sheri Muench on July 14, 2017 at 6:55 PM said:

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our sympathy to the family
Roger Graf on July 14, 2017 at 6:33 PM said:

We are so sorry about Janet's death. Our prayers will be with the family.
Kim and Ginna on July 14, 2017 at 5:52 PM said:

Deepest sympathy - always loved our chats with Janet!
,Lana Higgins on July 14, 2017 at 12:58 PM said:

I remember Janet, she was a sweet, kind person. I will always remember her.
My deepest sympathy to the family. Stay strong, and move forward. Trust that God will give you the strength.
Virginia Sleeper on July 14, 2017 at 7:09 AM said:

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.
Lyle and Nancy Miller on July 14, 2017 at 6:26 AM said:

Our sincerest condolences. May Janet rest in peace.
Anonymous on July 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM said:

So sorry to hear of Janet's passing. Last time I saw her was at the Guttenberg cruise and we had a nice visit!

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