Forrest- Janet Weakman, 84, of Forrest, IL passed away at 9:20 pm on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Accolade Health Care in Pontiac, IL.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Forrest. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the funeral home with Rev. Corinne Blissard officiating. Burial will follow services at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in rural Wing, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Janet was born November 7, 1932 in rural Chatsworth, IL the daughter of Lester and Myrtle (Shockey) Elbert. She married Earl Weakman on November 25, 1978. He passed away on May 17, 2007.
She is survived by her children: Teresa “Terry” (Mark) Henry of The Villages, FL, Steve (Kathy) Barnes of Wing, IL, Kris (Dave) Wenger of Bloomington, IL, and Marci (Dino) Monterastelli of Pontiac, IL; her grandchildren: Eric (Kimberly) Henry, Amber (Martin) Brady, Lea (Shane) Voyles, Michael Mann, Johnny, Laura, Al, Jennifer (Craig) Braaten, Bryant (Dolores) Fisher, Andrew Fisher, Faithe Wenger, and McKay Wenger; four step children through Earl: Pat, Johnny, Karen, and Sheila; sixteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two sisters: Rosemary Maurer and Lois Nance.
Janet was born, raised and educated in the Forrest Area. She worked at Trainor Grain for many years. She enjoyed gardening, embroidering, and her cats. Janet had a great sense of humor and liked to have fun. Most of all she loved her family and spending time with them.
She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Forrest, IL.