- September 3, 1934 - April 6, 2014
- West Lafayetteafayette, Indiana
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“She was the mother that everyone wanted, talented with cooking, sowing, crafts. soft spoken Janet. Back when we were little girls at Weaver Chapel...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Valerie Tyson - Battle Ground, IN
“I just want you to know that I will pray for you all in your loss. I know that Janet was very special to our family. I may not have many memories of...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Matthew Titus - Hamilton, OH
“Sending peace and comfort in the time ahead with the passing of Aunt Janet. May she rest in peace and give Uncle Dale a hug from all of us. Thank...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Patton - Springfield, IL
“Dear Cindi, Melinda, Krista, Ann, & Family,I am so sad in the loss of Aunt Janet. It truly does not seen possible that she and Uncle Dale are not...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Wanda Lyons - Sheridan, IN
“Although I did not know Janet personally, I know one of her wonderful daughters Melinda. I have no doubt that Janet was a kind, caring, exceptional...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Robyn Poole - Wolcott, IN
“We are thinking of all of you.
Sherri and John
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sherri Rohrer - Lafayette, IN
“Cindi, Melinda, Krista, & Ann,
John & I are so sorry for the loss of your mother, she was a very special lady.
She was a true fighter up until the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sherri Rohrer - Lafayette, IN
Janet Ann (Nichols) Wolf, 79, of West Lafayette, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Born September 3, 1934 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Millard Samuel and Mary (Titus) Nichols. She was a 1951 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School.
Janet married Alva Dale Wolf on August 8, 1953 in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on January 4, 2013. She retired from Landis & Gyr after 17 years, drove a bus for Tippecanoe County School Corporation, and most recently she had worked at Wal Mart in sewing and craft supplies. She was a member of First Christian Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for over 60 years and received the highest degree of The Torch, and was a Girl Scout leader. Janet enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She made blankets and hats for Riley Hospital, majorette uniforms for Purdue University, Harrison and Klondike High Schools and wedding dresses for family and friends.
Surviving are her four daughters, Lucinda Mari "Cindi" Rider (husband, Lee) of West Lafayette, Melinda Lee Gardner (husband, James) of Fowler, Krista Lynn Howard (husband, David) of West Lafayette, and Ann Rochelle Stewart (husband, George) of Hinesville, GA. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren: Ryland and Delaney Gardner, Andrew Howard (Megan), Callie McCoy (Jared), Rochelle Bailey (Nathan), Isiah, Dominique, Marcus, Jasmine, Deion, Samantha, and Janae Stewart and 4 great-grandchildren: Kaden and Callista Bailey, Camden Howard, and Dominique Stewart. She was preceded in death by a sister, Rozella M. Meyers.
In her final journey she has chosen to donate her body to the IU Anatomical Education Program.
Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority ritual will take place at 11 a.m., followed by a memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis or charity of donor's choice. Hippensteel Funeral Home is assisting the family. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com