Reuter, Janet Age 62, passed away on January 24, in Brooklyn Park, MN. She was born on May 19, 1950 in Oak Park, IL. She married James Reuter on June 17, 1972. They lived in Elgin, IL for many years before retiring to Leesburg, Florida and Huntley, Illinois. She was an elementary school teacher in U-46 for 28 years, touching the lives of many students and teachers. She struggled with ovarian cancer and leukemia, but never lost her desire to live. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling and playing poker. Janet is survived by her children, Lindsay (Eric) Eden, Spencer (Bethany) Reuter; her grandchildren, Rylie and Caden Eden and Trevor Reuter; her sister, Linda Porter; her brother, Gary Porter; her mother-in-law, Dorothy Reuter and her dog, Maddie. Janet was preceded in death by her husband, James Reuter and her parents, Robert and Virginia Porter. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Anderson Animal Shelter, 1000 S. La Fox Rd., South Elgin, IL 60177. A visitation will be held from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on January 30th, at James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main, Huntley.
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Published in Courier News on Jan. 28, 2013