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Janet Arlene Metzig

01/04/1930 - 06/12/2023
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Janet Arlene Metzig, age 93, formerly of Larsen and Winchester, passed away Monday, June 12, 2023, at Valley VNA in Neenah, where she had recently moved. She was born January 4, 1930, in Neenah, to the late Walter and Lauretta (Merrill) Danke. Janet attended Trinity Lutheran School in Neenah, was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in 1944. Janet was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Neenah. She was a 1948 graduate of Neenah High School. On October 17, 1959, she married Richard Metzig at Trinity Lutheran Church in Neenah. Janet and Richard made their home and dairy farmed in the Town of Clayton until 1989 at which time they retired and moved to Winchester, and in 2019 Janet and Dick moved to Island Shores in Neenah. She was also a member of the Winchester Historical Society. Janet enjoyed bowling, gardening, jig saw puzzles, baking, traveling, and most of all Bible classes.

Janet is survived by one sister, Marlene Sauriol; brother-in-law, Victor Metzig; and nieces, nephews, and friends.

Along with her parents, Janet was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard, on February 26, 2019; and two sisters-in-law, Ruth Metzig and Eleanor Babcock.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Monday, June 19, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 407 Oak St., Neenah. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Tony McKenzie officiating. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Neenah.

Memorials in Janet’s name may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or School.

Mueller Funeral Home-Winneconne is assisting the family. If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Sarah Babcock Grill wrote on June 16, 2023
Aunt Janet was married to my Mother's brother. We will always have our treasured memories of visiting the Metzigs on the farm and the generosities to her neices and nephews. She and my Uncle Dick took such great care of the ancestral Metzig home and we are grateful that they shared that history with us. We know that the Metzig grit and strength is a big part of our legacy. Janet kept us laughing and we will miss her.

Amy Klinka wrote on June 15, 2023
What a wonderful and sweet woman. My condolences to her family and friends.

Nathan Babcock wrote on June 15, 2023
Being the younger of her nieces or nephews, I can honestly say, probably didn't know her as much as most, as her myself. I can say I never saw her angry, or heard her speak badly of anyone else. Not long ago, I did speak with her on the phone. She sounded fine and seemed happy. And I will miss her and remember her as such..

Paula Babcock Ames wrote on June 14, 2023
Our Aunt Janet was kind, clever, and always interested in our lives even living far away. She was a “spark plug” and will be missed. We loved her very much; from her California Family.

Thomas Babcock wrote on June 14, 2023
I am a nephew of Janet on the Metzig side of the family. Janet could be a real tough cookie at times and she had deep convictions on a number of subjects. Once you convinced her that you were a friend and not an enemy she warmed up to you. She thought of herself as tough but in reality she was warm, friendly and especially generous.She will be greatly missed by those who truly knew her. God Bless