Janet Sue Shafer, 73, of Urbana, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. She was born Sept. 6, 1945, in Bellefontaine, the daughter of Lawrence Earl Shafer and Beatrice Marie Fout.
Janet worked for several years as a caretaker as well as a waitress. She enjoyed dancing, doing crafts, going to plays, baking, cooking, hosting parties and traveling. She was a member of the senior center, Champaign Ladies Red Hats, Urbana United Methodist Church, and Alcoholics Anonymous. Janet had achieved 40 years of sobriety through the help and support of Alcoholics Anonymous and a loving God.
She is survived by her daughters, Sonda Jo Shafer and Debra Fairchild; son Lawrence Brayton “Brady” Lattimer; sister, Phyllis Joan (Don) Stinson; grandchildren, who lovingly called her “G-Ma,” Chelsea Petty, Bradley (Kaitlynn) Petty, Alexis Lattimer, Lawrence Jacobi “Jake” Lattimer and Maya Shafer; and six nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her sisters, Maxine Lucille Hover and Pauline Ann Hurless; and a brother-in-law, Wendell Hurless.
Calling is from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Hospice 1030 S Main St, Urbana, OH 43078.
Express condolences at www.vernonfh.com