Janet L. Brown, of Huntington passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was 79 years old.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She worked for several years at Huntington Herald Press and was proud to have worked for former United States Vice President Dan Quayle. She also worked at Huntington Lab / EcoLab for many years. In her later years, she worked at Dorothy’s Hallmark as well as Bowen Center in Huntington.
Brown was a wonderful and loving mother to her two daughters. She enjoyed spending time with her family, which included trips and going out to eat. She loved to read, especially romance novels. She loved being a grandma and attending her grandchildren’s events and activities.
Brown was born on June 28, 1943, in Huntington, to John and Frieda (Bailey) Riggers.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer (Jay) Redner of Huntington, Jamie Brown of Huntington; eight grandchildren, Trey Redner, Riley Velez, Emma (Branson) Green, Amaya Torres, Ana Redner, Julia Redner, Maddon Velez, Leyton Velez; a great grandchild due in September, Amelia Velez; brother-in-law, Ned Short, sister-in-law, Jacquelyn Riggers; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Judith Short and a brother, Gary Riggers.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2022, from 2– 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home
Huntington Chapel. Interment will follow at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Huntington.
Memorial donations can be made out to Huntington House, which supports single mothers and their children, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.
Please share memories and messages about Brown in her on-line guest book at myersfuneralhomes.com. Family members will receive these special responses that honor her.