Janet Yates

Janet Yates, 74, of Bowling Green passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green after a 3 ½ year battle with cancer.

Janet was born in Haskins, Ohio to the late Jonathon and Betsy (Risor) Snyder. Janet is survived by her children: Leona (William) Porteous of Knoxville, Tennessee, Tammy Thompson of Perrysburg, Ohio, Jerry Yates of Bowling Green; 11 grandchildren: Nicholas Biegel, Edward Biegel, Kali Porteous, James Quaintance, Benjamin Quaintance, Caitland Quaintance, Jack Yates, Vincent Yates, Ashley Yates, Dalton Yates, Matthias Yates; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters: Mary McClemore of Bryan, Texas and Alice Strella of Platte City, Missouri; brothers: Lee (Phyllis) Snyder of Young Town, Arizona, Paul (Greta) of Germany, John Snyder of Hayesville, Kansas and Robert (Edie) Snyder of Bowling Green. She was preceded in death by her son Richard Yates; brothers: Howard, Earl, Roy, Ray, Lynn and Carl Snyder; sisters: Ethel Gearhart and Dorothy Bueher.

Janet was a member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green and loved being outdoors and working with her flowers. Janet also enjoyed volunteering, baking, reading, sewing, and was very active with her children and grandchildren, whether it was with their Boy or Girl Scout groups or other events, Janet always felt her family came first.

Visitation for Janet will be on Sunday November 26, 2017 from 1:00-3:00 PM in the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Janet’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home, where visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the Wood County Memory Gardens.

Memorial Contributions may be gifted in Janet’s honor to the American Heart Association where a memorial page has been set up, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, or to the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center Toledo OH.

Hanneman Family Funeral Homes, is honored to serve the family of Janet and encourages those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.