Janet Lynn Flowers, of New Baden, Illinois passed away on Friday March 19,2021 in Merritt Island, Florida after a lengthy illness. She was 68.
Janet was born in Breese, Illinois to Walter(deceased) and Rita Broeckling on September 5, 1952. Janet and Jim enjoyed traveling to and spending time in Florida. She was a retired postal carrier where she made lifelong friends.
Janet is preceded in death by Walter Broeckling (father), John Blavesciunas (brother-in-law) and Matthew Broeckling (nephew).
Janet is survived by James Osborne, her children, Patrick (Tisha) Flowers, Gabriel (Brad Martin) Flowers, Dawn (Bruce) Jonas, Nicole (Tyler) Stone, and Jennifer (Jesse) Pineiro, her grandchildren, Cailyn and Tori Jonas, Dylan and Nolan Flowers, and Arianna and Lucas Pineiro, Rita Broeckling nee Peters (Mother), siblings, Linda (Bob) Bower, Dennis (Linda) Broeckling, Donna (Randy) Feldt, Dean Broeckling, Peggy (Curt) Wright, Mary Blavesciunas, Lonny Broeckling and numerous nieces and nephews.
Janet loved her family and was very proud of her children and their various accomplishments. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends. She delighted in watching her grandchildren grow up and was always happy to share about each one of them. She was an avid crossword puzzle solver and loved to watch the Florida wildlife, shuttle launches and the deer in the fields from her porch in Grafton.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. At her request, she was cremated. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Janet's name to St. Jude Children's Hospital.