Dr. Janet Sue Huettner, PhD of Portage, IN, July 1, 1939 – October 26, 2012


Dr. Janet Huettner, PhD, age 73 of Portage, passed away October 25, 2012.  Janet was a graduate of Lew Wallace High School Class of 1957.  She was a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington and later received her Masters and PhD from Purdue University.  She taught a Civil Rights Class at IUPUI in Indianapolis and was a philanthropist for IUPUI.  She was preceded in death by her parents Carl J. Huettner and Doris Marie Huettner and brother Thomas Huettner.  Dr. Huettner is survived by her brother Lawrence “Leroy” (Deborah, nee Lawson) Huettner, Sr. of Portage; nieces and nephews Laurie Kay Mayes, Lawrence“Sonny” Huettner, Jr., Margeaux Challenger and Hunter Lawson-Lloyd; several great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins; and uncle Richard Miller of DeMotte.  Friends may meet with the family at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th St., Hobart on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m.  Cremation at Burns Funeral Home Crematory will precede the service.

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