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Janet E. Fassett

May 17, 1934 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Janet Fassett, 86, of Geneseo, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Allure of Geneseo.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020, at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Geneseo.  Father Daniel Gifford will officiate.  Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory- Geneseo Chapel.  A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 4:30 p.m., prior to the visitation service at the funeral home.  Due to COVID restrictions, only 25 people may be in the funeral home at one time.  Masks must be worn at all times, and social distancing maintained. 

 

Janet was born on May 17, 1934 in Geneseo, IL; the daughter of George and Genevieve (Park) Specht.  She was a 1952 graduate of Geneseo High School.  Janet was united in marriage to Dean W. Fassett on February 27, 1954 in Geneseo, IL.  She farmed alongside her husband for nearly 40 years and later worked as a personal banker at  Wells Fargo Bank in Geneseo before retiring.  She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed working outdoors in her gardens.  Other hobbies included sewing, cross stitching, restoring antiques, and playing bridge.  Janet was a member of St. Malachy Catholic Church and did volunteer work there and at Hammond Henry Hospital.

 

Survivors include one daughter, Deb (Mike) Herrmann, Geneseo, IL; one son, Brian Fassett, Moline, IL; three grandchildren, Stephanie (Leon) Mardanes, Evansdale, IA, Angie (Bryan) Frank, Prophetstown, IL, and Cale Young, Rock Island, IL; two great-grandchildren, Easton and Violet Frank; two brothers, Ron Specht and Suzie, Moline, IL, and Jim (Barb) Specht, Geneseo, IL.

 

Janet was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

 

Memorials may be left to the Janet E. Fassett Memorial Fund or The American Heart Association.

 

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Services

Rosary
Thursday
November 19, 2020

4:30 PM
Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo
580 E Ogden Avenue
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Visitation -VFH Geneseo
Thursday
November 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo
580 E Ogden Avenue
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Funeral Mass
Friday
November 20, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Malachy Catholic Church (Geneseo)
595 E Ogden Ave
Geneseo, IL 61254

Burial

Oakwood Cemetery
1060 South Oakwood Ave
Geneseo, IL 61254

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