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Janet L. Squire

Janet L. Squire (nee Schlechter), 79, of LaGrange passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange. She was born March 4, 1934 in Amherst and was a former resident of Henrietta.

Janet was a graduate of Henrietta High School, Class of 1952. She was an LPN at Allen Memorial Hospital in Oberlin. She was also a professional seamstress at Jack Knight Drycleaners for 35 years. She was a member of the LaGrange United Methodist Church since 1957, active choir member, and a 4-H leader. Janet enjoyed gardening, sewing, and entered many items at Lorain County Fair competitions.

Mrs. Squire is survived by her husband of 59 years, Gilbert of LaGrange; daughter, Diane (Jerry) Brietkrenz of Wellington; sons, Jay (Michele) Squire of Grafton and Steve (Tami) Squire of Wellington; four grandchildren, Joanne Brietkrenz, Jonathan Brietkrenz, Adam (Katelyn) Brietkrenz, Cordellia Squire; and aunt of many.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Claudia M. Squire; sisters, Carolyn Holcomb and Emogene Schlechter; and parents, Harland and Bernice (nee Fowl) Schlechter.

Friends may call 3 until 7 P.M., Sunday, February 9, 2014, at Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. Funeral service will be 12 P.M., Monday, February 10, 2014, at LaGrange United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 105 West Main Street, LaGrange. Interment will be in Henrietta Cemetery, Henrietta.

Memorial contributions can be forwarded to LaGrange United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.

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