Obituary: Janet M. Haskell

July 5, 1932 – Dec. 16, 2023

Janet Mary Haskell, 91, Sturgeon Bay passed away on Dec. 16, 2023, at Sturgeon Bay Health Services. She was born on July 5, 1932, to Louis and Dorothy (Long) Fernandez. She was married to Roger in Sturgeon Bay on Dec. 19, 1980, he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 2012.

Janet’s church family was important to her especially her relationship with Jesus Christ. She loved her grandchildren dearly and always had lollipops available for them. Janet also enjoyed sewing, puzzles, and loved to laugh, talk, and visit. She enjoyed taking rides with her husband in the parks.

She is survived by her 5 children David (Kathy) Gabert Jr., Celia (Randy) LaVenture, Susan Oliver, Cynthia Cihlar, Julie (Steve) Lau; daughter-in-law Judy Gabert; 4 step-children Marilyn (Bob) D’Entremont, Carol Kinnard, Sue Cisneros, Robert (Cathy) Haskell; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; 3 brothers Richard Fernandez, Daniel (Darlene) Fernandez, Thomas (Sharon) Fernandez; and her sister Dorothy (Jonathan) Krauss.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; sons, George Gabert and John Gabert; step-son, Wayne Haskell; sisters, Mary (Clayton) Feest, Margaret Schrieber; brother, Michael Fernandez; sister-in-law, Patricia Fernandez; and special friend, Juanita Lallemont.

A memorial service was held at 11 am on Tuesday Dec. 19, 2023, at Forbes Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Englebert officiating. Visitation was from 10 am until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial followed at Schumacher Cemetery. On-line condolences may be offered at

Special thanks to Sierra for the wonderful care and support you gave our family.