Obituary: Janet A. Eicher

July 3, 1947 – March 19, 2020

Janet A. Eicher, 72, of Algoma died suddenly at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Charles and Lena (Oberer) Vertz. 

On April 19, 1969, she married Frederick Carl Eicher at Bay View Lutheran Church.

For many years, Janet worked in housekeeping at Door County Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed bowling, playing darts, bingo, flower gardening, baking and playing games with her family, especially the grandchildren. She was a member of the Family Worship Center in Sturgeon Bay.

She is survived by her husband; three children, Angela (William) Berg, Sturgeon Bay, Audra (Randy) Pichette, Algoma, and April (Daryl) Morse, Forestville; 10 grandchildren, Randy Jr., Heather, Kody, Lisabeth (Trevor), Lucas, Chris, Kira (Dakota), Joey (Hannah), Kyrinn, and Keara; two great-granddaughters, Jessica and Lizzy; a sister, Judy Stellwagon, Sturgeon Bay; in-laws, Eugene Clark, Arlene (Bruce) Julin, Judy (Ken) Brauer, Raymond (Colleen) Eicher, and Gary Eicher.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, June (Jim) Forslund, Jean (Donny) Daniels, and Joan Clark; two brothers, Raymond (Bev) Vertz and Clifford (Phyllis) Vertz; brother-in-law, Dennis Stellwagon.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Forbes Funeral Home and Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

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