Janet Irene Shawler
Janet Irene Shawler
  • November 29, 1932 - January 12, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Janet Irene Shawler, 84, of Fort Wayne, died on Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was born to the late Ralph and Ruth Cramer on November 29, 1932, in Delphos, OH. She graduated from the Lima Senior High in 1950 and the Marian School of Nursing in 1953. She was a nurse at Lima Memorial Hospital and retired from Marion General Hospital. She was a wonderful sister, mother and grandmother. She was also a passionate nurse, an ace golfer, expert bridge player, avid fisherwoman and a top notch morrell mushroom hunter.

She is survived by her daughters Karen (Kim) Hathaway and Linda (Jack) Garrison; son Robert "Lee" Shawler Jr.; grandchildren Jeff Shawler, Adrianne Hathaway, and Logan Hathaway; great grandchildren Alexxis Shawler and Braxton Walter; and brother Michael (Sara) Cramer. She is preceded in death by her brothers Donald and Tom Cramer.

Funeral service will be at Lutheran Life Villages, 6723 S. Anthony Blvd. in Fort Wayne on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 11am with calling 1 hour prior. Calling will also be at Klaehn, Fahl, and Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road on Friday, January 20, 2017, from 4-7pm. Burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw. Memorials to MGH Auxiliary.