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“Michael, So sorry for your loss. Just found out today and my heart is broken. Your mom helped by a home and sell a home and have stayed in contact...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Deborah Lalich - friend

“Michael, Janet was my dear friend and classmate since the end of the first grade, when my family moved to Rolla. She also lived in an adjacent...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Patti Dewing

“Michael,I am so sorry, I just now got an email about Janet. She and I were such good friends all our lives. We lived close and walked everywhere in...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Anderson

“Michael. Your mom and I spoke about once a year (usually a minimum of an hour's conversation to catch up). Your mom lived two doors away in...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Chartrau - Las Vegas, NV

“So sorry for your loss Michael. Janet was a childhood friend of my sister, Julie Frazier Anderson and like an extended member of our family in the...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Frazier Heitert - MO

“Dear Michael, sending deepest and most heartfelt sympathy. We lived two doors down from your mom for about 6 years - she was a kind & caring....Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jackie Zofkie

“So terribly sorry for your loss. Janet was an amazing lady! ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jamie Wilson - Coldwell Banker

“Michael, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Janet was always a bright light in our lives and a treasured friend. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Floyd and Sue Hutson - Kettering, OH

“I taught with Janet for many years in West Carrollton. She was a kind, caring person who loved fashion. She was always well dressed and loved you,...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Gwen DaPore - Bonita Springs, FL

“I taught with Janet for many years in West Carrollton. She was a wonderful woman. So sorry for your loss Michael! She loved you dearly! ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Roseanne Crompton - Centerville, NT

“We love you Janet and will miss our lunches talking about everything. You are with the Lord now. I will miss your warm heart and kind words. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Lily

“I worked with Janet at Harold Schnell school. She was always ready to do what was best for her students. She was a caring and creative teacher. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Sally Martin - Dayton, OH

“Dell Kaser, Irongate Centerville ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Dell Kaser

“We've known Janet most of her Real estate career and had a closing with her this spring. She will be missed at Irongate, but she will keep things...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: dell

“Michael - Your Mom was always a ray of sunshine and had a smile for everyone. She was well liked by her Irongate family and will be missed. She is...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Alexander

“To Michael:We appreciated so much having your mother as a part of our Irongate family for so many years. There was never a time when she didn't have...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Steve Brown

“I worked with Janet for most of her career. I considered her a friend and I will miss her greatly. At one point or another, in all of the...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Whiteside


HOLDER, Janet Kay, age 73, of Washington Twp, passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2017, with her beloved dog Pippa by her side. She was born on August 19, 1943 in Rolla, Missouri to Hubert and Jessie (Geers) Perkins. Janet graduated from Rolla High School, attended Missouri State University, and graduated with a Master's degree in Education from Wright State University. She retired as a teacher from West Carrollton City Schools after 30 dedicated years, and was a successful Realtor with Irongate Realty. Janet loved history, colonial architecture and interior design, and was actively involved in the Centerville Historical Society. She was known for her energy, love and care for others, and always put others' needs before her own. She is preceded in death by her parents. Janet is survived by her only son, Michael Holder of Cincinnati. The family will greet friends from 11am-1pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Routsong Funeral Home, 81 N. Main St., Centerville, Ohio, with a service to follow at 1pm at the funeral home. In memory of Janet, donations may be made to the Karen Wellington Foundation For Living With Breast Cancer, PO Box 6464 Cincinnati, OH 45201.

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