Janice (Hoefs) Rettmann

1937 - 2021


Janice H. Rettmann, age 83, of Seymour passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was born on August 22, 1937 a daughter of the late Richard and Helen (Thiem) Hoefs. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour.

On December 26, 1956 she was united in marriage to Lawrence Rettmann. He preceded her in death on September 25, 2019.

Janice graduated from Seymour High School in 1955 and then attended the School of Cosmetology in Green Bay in 1956. Her first job was at Kurly Top Beauty Shop. She also worked at Gerri Truyman's Beauty Shop, Roskom's Floral for eight years, and then finishing her career of 25 years at Kailhofer's Green House, all in Seymour.

Janice was the kindest and friendliest person that anyone could meet. Her kindness and generosity extended well past her family and poured out into the community. Although her family always was her priority, she gave her time and talents to those that needed her.

She is survived by her children: Howard (Barbra) Rettmann and their family: Lee (Tonya) Rettmann, Tammy (James) Gaffney, and William (special friend, Olivia) Rettmann; Renee (Steve) Hendzel and their family: Craig Hendzel and Abby (Ethem) Ucev; Rhonda (Todd) Mueller and their son, Cory (Jana) Mueller; great-grandchildren: Malachi, Micah, and Julian Rettmann; Hayden, Jack, and Brooklyn Hendzel; and Parker Gaffney. She is further survived by her brothers: Richard (Janice) Haefs and Gerald (Karen) Hoefs; and brother-in-law, Don (Dolores) Rettmann.

A private family service will take place with Pastor Ty Stoneburner officiating. Burial will take place at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Seymour. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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April 8, 2021 7:56 PM

Janice was my absolute favorite resident to take care of when I worked at Good Shepherd! Suck a sweet lady!

Barb Van Gompel

April 5, 2021 7:18 AM

I remember going to purchase flowers at the greenhouse later in the season. Janice gave me a real

No longer suffering --She will be working the greenhouse in Heaven--GOD BLESS HER FOR THE SWEET LADY SHE WAS. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers

Al & Judy (Haefs) Walschinski

April 2, 2021 12:03 PM

We send our sympathy to Janice's family.  She was such a sweet person and always so kind.  I still remember being a flower girl for Janice and Larry's wedding.  Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

Tammy Haefs

March 31, 2021 9:13 PM

May all her family take comfort in knowing Janice is in a better place. We will always remember her smile and what a gracious hostess she was. Love, Tim. Tammy & Trena

Carol Prilepp Brunner and husband Tony

March 30, 2021 10:05 AM

We send our deepest sympathy to the family of Janice Hoefs Rettmann upon her passing. Although we haven’t seen Janice in recent years, we remember her from the early years as a very kind and loving person. If everyone lived their life as Janice did, this world would be a better place!

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