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Janet E. Kirkman

June 18, 1938 - December 26, 2019


Janet E. Kirkman age 81 of Durand, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Memorial Healthcare in Owosso. A memorial service will take place at 1:30 PM on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church in Durand. Pastor Jeffrey Schmidt will be officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel.

Janet Elizabeth George was born June 18, 1938 in Catawissa, PA a daughter of John and Myra (Adams) George. On June 20, 1958 she married Larry Kirkman. Janet was a member of the Lutheran Pioneers. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, baking, bowling, playing cards and she loved her church.

Janet is survived by her husband, Larry Kirkman; children, Douglas (Debbie) Kirkman, Peggy Wampler, June (Scott) Seitz and Terry (Kristy) Kirkman; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister, JoAnne; and brother, Lloyd. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Myra; and her sisters, Linda and Carol.

Memorial Contributions in Janet's name are suggested to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be sent at