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Obit: Janice “Jan” M. Achterberg, 76, West Bend



Janice “Jan” M. Achterberg (nee Kent), age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Samaritan in West Bend.  She was born on February 4, 1940 in Eau Claire, WI to Russell and Oriese (nee Morand) Kent.  Janice graduated from Gladstone High in MI.  She married the late, Fred C. Achterberg on April 23, 1960 in Gladstone, MI.  She also attended Prospect Business College for accounting and was the Exec. Secretary and owner (with her spouse) of De’Cor Inc.  She was the past Sr. Regent and Recorder for the Women of the Moose and was a member since 1979. Janice loved music, reading and crafts.  She truly enjoyed many years of camping and boating in the north woods with Fred and family.

Janice is survived by her 3 children Chloe (Jim) Wolf, Scott (Wendi Reisig) Achterberg, Kim (Jeff) Sauter; 8 grandchildren Tanya (Jim) Roerick, Amanda, Kaitlyn, Alexis Wolf, Lindsey and Colin Sauter, Travis and Hope Achterberg.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Fred,

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00PM on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Dr, West Bend, WI 53095) with Deacon Mark Jansen presiding.  Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1:00PM until the time of the service.  Inurnment at Southeast Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery Union Grove.


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