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Janet A. Thompson, 92

Janet Anne Thompson, age 92, of Monticello, formerly of Bixby, OK, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, with her family by her side.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Catholic Church in Watertown. There will be visitation at the church, from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Chapel.

Janet was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Syracuse, NY, to Karl and Mae (Weber) Heinrich.

She was united in marriage to Byron Thompson Feb. 19, 1949, in Syracuse, NY. Janet’s top priority was her family, to whom she was selfless and dedicated.

She also enjoyed growing and propagating African violets, knitting and sewing, teaching religious education classes and other church activities, prayer, and reading fiction and the newspaper.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Karl and Mae; brother William Heinrich; half sister Karla Heinrich; and an infant sister.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Byron; children Daniel, Kathleen (Daniel) Johnson, William, and Richard (Wendy); grandchildren Marcia Johnson, Gregory (Jodi) Johnson, Matthew Johnson, Georganna Thompson, and Nicholas Thompson; great-granddaughter Iona Johnson; sister-in-law Cheryl Duarte; niece Barbara Lindo; nephew Robert Heinrich; and cousin Mary Courtney.

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