Dec. 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Janet Lee Gilboy (nee Wilkins), age 80, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2017, surrounded by her family, at the Samaritan in West Bend. She was born on October 13, 1937 in Milwaukee (Valley also known as Piggsville), WI to Wallace and Geneva (nee Maasch) Wilkins.
Janet was a devoted wife, mom, grandmother who loved her family very much. She loved attending her grandchildren’s numerous athletic activities. Although she endured many physical challenges, she was a very strong and determined woman until the very end.
Janet is survived by her husband of 56 years, Dennis; Robert W. (Kelly), Kevin M. (Dana), Shannon (Brannon) Coulter, Kathleen (Hector) Cedeno; grandchildren, Mckenna, Danielle, Julia, Brittney, Connor, Kasey, Ella; special furry-friends Lillie, Sadie and Charlie; brother Jerome Wilkins and Jean (Scott) Riewer. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Janet is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Melvin “Buddy” Wilkins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM Friday, December 22, 2017 at St. Peter Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger, WI 53086) with Father Richard Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be Friday, December 22, at church, from 9:00 until 10:45 AM. Interment will follow Mass at Old St. Peter Cemetery.
A thank you to the special aides, Sandie, Cheryl, and Linda, the Allay Hospice team, nursing staff at Samaritan and Pavilion.