Janet M. BlumenscheinAugust 24, 1925 ~ August 16, 2017 (age 91)
Janet Marie Blumenschein, 91, loving wife of the late Leonard L. Blumenschein passed peacefully on August 16, 2017 at Lancaster Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Columbia to the late Edna Mae and George Dewey Sheets Sr. on August 24, 1925. She was a life long resident of Columbia and resided at St. John's Herr Estate since 2015.
In her earlier years Janet was employed by the Tidy Products sewing company in Columbia as a seamstress. After leaving the Tidy to become a full time homemaker she continued to sew for her own enjoyment.
Janet's two favorite past times were sitting on her front porch and being in her kitchen baking. Janet loved to bake and her family, friends and neighbors were delighted to be the recipients of her many baked assortments.
Janet was a member of the Concordia Evangelical Lutheran church where she and Len were married in 1951.
Janet is survived by three sisters: Annabelle Auer and Joanne Barr, Columbia and Bonnie Rudisill (Doug), Lancaster. She was predeceased by a brother, George Dewey Sheets Jr. and sisters: Edna Catherine Sheets, Ethel M. Holtzinger, Emily E. Habestroh and Rose A. Evans.
She was also a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service honoring Janet’s life will be held at Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3825 Concordia Road, Columbia on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.