Janette (Thompson) Alt
Janette (Thompson) Alt, age 77, of Galion, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at her home after a battle with cancer.
She was born March 3, 1936 in Samoset, Florida the daughter of the late William Kenneth and Hazel Finney (Musick) Thompson. She was a 1954 graduate of Leesburg High School in Leesburg, Florida. She had been a secretary for 20 years at St. Mark’s School in Longwood, Florida. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Bethlehem, Shelby Settlement. Janette enjoyed golfing, traveling, cooking, sewing and crafts. However, her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Janette is survived by her husband: William P. Alt; 2 daughters: Sharon (Nick) Shields of Nashville, TN and Deborah (Jeff) Corn of Westerville, OH; 4 grandchildren: Nikolai Shields, Noah Shields, Nicole Corn and Faith Corn; a brother: Keith (Jennie) Thompson of Lake Jackson, TX; a sister Patsy (Randy) Peters of Colorado Springs, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother: William “Billy” Kenneth Thompson, Jr.; a sister: Iris Gail Goff.
The family will greet friends on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 10-10:30 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM with Father Michael Gieger, officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the church. Care provided by Turner Funeral Home in Shelby.
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