Janet E. Deneau, 70, Cornell, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Escanaba on March 21, 1945, daughter of the late Alvin and Ida (O’Connor) Frizzell. She was a lifelong resident of Cornell.
Janet graduated from Escanaba High School.
On November 6, 1967, she married Richard J. Deneau in Escanaba. They were married for 47 years.
Janet enjoyed flowers and playing bingo. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and help others.
She work as a CNA for many years and retired from Bishop Noa Home in 2010.
She is survived by her loving husband, Richard; daughters, Amy (Tim) Mathieson of Escanaba and Laurie (Mike) Couillard of Gladstone; sister, Lilly Wight of Cornell; brother, David (Betty) Frizzell of Gladstone; grandchildren, Devin, Morgan, Justin, and Trevor Mathieson and Aubree Couillard; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Brenda; brothers, Sam and Jake Frizzell; and sister, Betsy Deneau.
Visitation will be on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services will follow the visitation at the funeral home at 5 p.m. with Pastor Nathan Langager officiating.
Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Deneau family.