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Janet Black

July 9, 1939 — August 31, 2018

Janet M. Black, 79, of Crystal Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 31, 2018.
She was born July 9, 1939 in Pigeon, MI, the daughter of Bernard Kreh and Leona Agnes Heron.
Janet was a member of the National Foster Parents Association, and was a loving foster parent to 35 children. She was an active member of the Real Life Church of The Nazarene and an active member of the McHenry County Mental Health Board. In her spare time, Janet enjoyed crocheting, traveling, music, and she also played piano.
In addition to her husband, Charles, whom she married on June 24, 1961 in Unionville, MI, Janet is survived by her children, Sarah Cronk, Susan Caudell and Sandra Black; her grandchildren, Monica (Kyle) Pumfrey, Matthew Cronk, Wayne (Wellita) Black, Justin Black-Button, Gina Black and Cheyenne Button; her great-grandson, Stanley Pumfrey; and her brothers, Bernard Jr. (Iola), Frederick (Ann), Edward (JoAnne) and Thomas (Brenda) Kreh.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Megan Cronk.
Funeral service held 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 7, 2018 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City. Interment in Elkland Township Cemetery.
In Janet’s memory, donations may be made to the Real Life Church of The Nazarene, 531 Devonshire Lane, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

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