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Obituary for Janet L. Nielson

Janet L. Nielson, 80, of Germantown, WI, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Froedtert Hospital in Menominee Falls, WI.

She was born July 20, 1943, in Ladysmith, WI, the daughter of the late Charles and Josephine (Kukuczka) Wiemer. She attended schools in Sheldon, WI. She went on to work as a manufacturing assembler at US Controls in New Berlin, WI.

Janet enjoyed doing puzzles and gardening.

Janet is survived by her sons Barry, Derek and Drake, grandchildren Dane, Erika, and Josie, and siblings Ray, Caroline, Betty, Doris, and Dennis. Barry Nielson resides in New Mexico and often visited Janet at her home in Germantown as he travelled for work. Derek Nielson (son) and his friend Carol Tallarico live on George Lake in Bristol WI where Janet visited for many parties over the years. Drake Nielson (son) and his wife Lisa also live in Bristol WI where Janet often visited and helped them to host their annual Thanksgiving gathering. Janet really enjoyed the 2023 wedding of Dane Nielson to his wife Kristin and seeing the whole family together. Janet always enjoyed her visits home to the Sheldon/Ladysmith area where she got to see her brothers Ray and Dennis Wiemer and sisters Caroline Brown and Doris Charbonneau. She also communicated regularly with her sister Betty who lives in Alaska.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death by her sister Kathleen Matacyzinski, son Dean Nielson, and ex-husband Rex Nielson.

A memorial service will be held for Janet the 2nd weekend in May in Sheldon WI. If you would like more information regarding services, please contact one of the Janet’s sons Derek, Drake, or Barry.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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