Janet Fender

September 22, 1932 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Janet Fender Obituary

Janet Fender nee Putz, 91, of Chicago, peacefully passed away on December 21, 2023 at Rosary Hill Home in Justice, IL. Formerly of Lisle, Janet spent her final years amongst her family and extended family at Rosary Hill.

Janet was born in Chicago to John and Leopoldine Putz (Berzkovitz) on September 22, 1932. Janet is preceded in death by her husband George Fender, parents, brother John and sister Helen.
Janet was a loving mother, cherished grandmother, great-grandmother, wife, sister, and aunt. She is survived by her children Barbara Gorkis, Steven (Kathy) Gorkis and Frank (Kathleen) Gorkis. Stepsons Jeff (Katherine) Fender and Todd (Gabrielle) Fender. Grandchildren Matt, Kevin, Colleen, Brendan, Ian, Ryan, and great-granddaughter Emma. Step-grandchildren Bradley, Brandon, Ashley, Victoria, Benjamin, and Nathaniel Fender. Siblings Lillian Beck, Dorothy (Joe) Chickerillo, and Richard (Jackie) Putz. Many nieces and nephews.

An active mother and grandmother, Janet loved to quilt, play the piano, walk at the Morton Arboretum, and make wonderful Holiday crafts. Be it bowling, golfing, sledding, or riding roller coasters, she loved spending active time with her children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation Thursday, December 28th, 9:00 am until time of Funeral Mass 10:30 am at Rosary Hill Home Chapel 9000 W 81st Street Justice, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Rosary Hill Home appreciated

The family of Janet wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all those wonderful members of Rosary Hill Home. Monica, Maria, Joanna, Barbara, Agatha, Diane and Sr. Kamilla along with all the others working on her behalf, for their tender and loving care of our mom during her stay at Rosary Hill Home.

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December 28, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Rosary Hill Home
9000 W 81st St
Justice, IL 60458

Memorial Mass
December 28, 2023

10:30 AM
Rosary Hill Home
9000 W 81st St
Justice, IL 60458


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