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Janet A Foust

September 18, 1941 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Janet Foust Obituary

Janet Ann Foust, 82, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2024 at 12:14 am in Henderson, Nevada. She was born on September 18th, 1941 in Chicago Illinois to Lenel and Rita(Kane) Michelin. Janet graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1960. Janet married Gary Richard Foust on March 23, 1963 at American Martyrs Church in Manhattan Beach, California. Together they had two children Lisa and Doug. Janet's full time job was raising her two children. She adored children and also worked various jobs in childcare both directly with families and in child-care facilities. One of her favorite jobs was working for the Keen family, helping to raise quadruplets and their older sister. Janet and Gary spent their retirement years living in Illinois close to family and friends where she continued to babysit for friends and family. It was in Illinois where Janet got to spend lots of time with the eight Lester Girls and she was considered their 9th sister. You might find Janet helping Joan with her antique business or find her at the American Legion socializing on Taco Tuesday. She was a social butterfly. Every year Janet, Gary, and Garys sisters Donna and Kathy would go on a summer road trip adventure. Most of all Janet loved traveling by train, whether it was a quick trip to Chicago to go shopping at Marshall Fields or a cross country trip to California and Nevada to visit her children and grandson she was always ready for a train adventure. Janet spent her last years living in Nevada close to her children at an assisted living facility where she was loved by all. Janet was predeceased by her parents Lenel and Rita Michelin and her husband Gary Foust. Janet is survived by her children Lisa(Steve) Leviton, Doug Foust, and a grandson Brian Leviton. Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 8th, 2024 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth, Illinois. Burial and reception will immediately follow. Details to be announced shortly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to The American Alzheimer's Association in memory of Janet.


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