Janet "Jan" L. Staude, 61, of Watertown, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at her home.
Jan was born on March 4, 1958, in Watertown, the daughter of Norman and Vivian (Wellman) Rusch. Jan was a graduate of Watertown High School. She received her associate's degree in accounting from MATC in Watertown and later worked for 28 years at H&R Block. She married the love of her life, Ken Staude, on June 5, 1982, and the couple enjoyed 37 years of marriage. Jan was full of life; she was fun-loving and lived her life to the fullest. In her free time she enjoyed camping, motorcycling, and spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren. Jan loved her family very much and made friends with everyone she met. She will be greatly missed by all.
Jan is survived by her husband; children Amber (Nathaniel) Heiden and Miranda Staude; grandchildren Melody and Tristan; brother Norman "Buddy" (Karen) Rusch Jr.; sister Jeanne (Ron) Malterer; Christine Rodriguez; Kathy (Steve) Daase; Barb (Steve) Gregory; and mother-in-law Geraldine Staude. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Rick.
A funeral service for Jan will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home in Watertown with Pastor Anthony Schultz presiding. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service.
Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home is caring for the family. To place an online condolence please visit www.pn-fh.com.
Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Homes
213 S. Fifth St. Watertown