Janet C. Surratt
Janet C. Surratt, 71 of Springfield, died at 3:55 am, Friday, March 20, 2015 at her home. She was born August 14, 1943 in Lincoln, Illinois to Ray and Catherine Arlene Madix Schladen. She married Billy D. Surratt on December 22, 1978 and he preceded her in death on August 26, 2005.
Survivors include two daughters, Beth Sheff of Auburn and Kim (Jeff) Garland of Rochester; one son, Tim Surratt of Alexandria, VA; seven grandchildren, Stacey Norman, LeAnn Huffstedler, Christopher Sheff, Trevor Sheff, Brendhan Garland, Maisyn Garland and Skylinn Garland; Three great grandchildren; one sister, Jean (Thomas) McNamara of Texas; one brother, Robert Schladen of Cuba, IL and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Donald Schladen, daughter, Brenda Nyberg and son-in-law, Chris Sheff.
Janet enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and her friends of more than fifty years. She loved fishing, her flower gardens and was an avid bowler.
She retired after 35 years as an Executive Secretary in Vital Records for the State of Illinois.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Steven Janoski officiating.
Burial will follow at Mason City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.