Janet L. Harleman Atchison

Death:Monday, July 27, 2009
Ogle Co, Illinois

Monroe Center - Janet L. Atchison, age 90, a lifelong Monroe Center resident died Monday, July 27, 2009 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 2, 1918 in Ashton the daughter to Joseph and Leta (Sweeney) Harleman. She graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1936. Janet married C. Vernon Atchison on Apr. 10, 1943 in Rockford. He preceded her on Sept. 1, 1993. She was a member of the Monroe Center Community Church and was involved with the Ladies Guild of the Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and ABJ Club. Janet loved to play Bridge but most of all she loved to be with her family and attend all their activities. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, and 3 brothers; John, Lon, and Gerald "Bud" Harleman. Survived by her son John "Jack" (Deb ) Atchison of Stillman Valley, daughter Nota (Bob) Lichty of Monroe Center, 5 grandchildren; Tom (Carol) Atchison, Troy (Cori) Atchison, Lori (Pete) Wetzel, Lisa Lichty (Jake Reiniche) and Ty (Jennifer) Lichty, 9 Great Grandchildren; Taylor, Tanner, Austin, Brady, Whitney, Kaylie, Lexi, Luke, and Lane. Her family would especially like to thank Dr. Mike, Molly Engelkes, and Ogle County Hospice for all the care they gave to Janet. Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Saturday, August 1, 2009 at the Monroe Center Community Church with the Rev. Bob Mellon pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Monroe Center Cemetery. Visitation is on Friday evening from 5-8 pm at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Road, Stillman Valley, IL. A memorial fund is established for the Ogle county Hospice and the Monroe Center Community Church.

Source: Mortuary Obit

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