Funeral services will be held for Jan Marie Waterman, 64, of Elkhorn, Neb., formerly of Newell, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Newell, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Jan went to live with the angels on Sept. 1, 2016 following a courageous battle with cancer.
A Celebration of Jan's Life will be held during the service. If you wish, plan to share a short story and/or bring a memento to contribute (letter, picture, etc.). Immediately following the services the burial will be held at the Newell Cemetery and then a luncheon at the church will be held.
Jan was born in Storm Lake on May 12, 1952, to the late Donald and Leah Waterman of Newell. She graduated from Newell-Providence High School in 1970 and lived in Elkhorn, Neb., for the last 35 years.
She is survived by her brothers: Curtis Waterman of Cedar Rapids and Steven (Tari) Waterman of Brookings, S.D.; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, extended family and friends; and Rudy and Lucy (her much-loved pets).
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law, Mary (Curtis); friend, John Sawin; and Gretchen, Greta and Mitzi (beloved pets).