JANET B. WEST

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Janet Beulah West, daughter of Herbert and Beulah Ochsner, passed away in Palm Desert, CA, on January 27, 2012, at the age of 74. Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Sutton Cemetery , with Rev. Karla Sheffy officiating. She will be buried next to her parents. After being valedictorian of her graduating class, Janet left Sutton after high school to attend Monticello College in Alton, IL. She married Robert West in 1960, and took up permanent residence in Glen Ellyn, IL. Their marriage ended in divorce after seventeen years, but together, they raised two wonderful children, Mark and Sidney. In 1989, Janet settled in Palm Desert, CA, to be near her daughter. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Janet loved to play the piano. Other favorite pastimes were gardening and going to the movies. Janet traveled in her later years, enjoying trips to China and Mexico. She is survived by daughter, Sidney Barney; granddaughter, Lauren Barney; step-grandchildren, Justin and Kristina Hartwig and sister, Shirley Amack. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark West and parents, Herbert and Beulah Ochsner.
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