Janet Lynn Hurlbert

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Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home

Janet Lynn Hurlbert

Wixom - Hurlbert, Janet Lynn recently of Wixom, MI passed away unexpectedly October 14,2021, age 50. She was the beloved daughter of Sharon and Robert Hurlbert, dear sister of Elizabeth (Dan) Bayston; aunt of Clayton and Harrison, niece of Lynn DeSmet, Patricia (Lawrence) Richards, Jeff (Gretchen) Hurlbert, Ted Hensel and many cousins; preceded in death by her Godparents: Patricia and James Hurlbert and her Aunt Linda Hensel. Janet graduated from Marion High School in Birmingham, MI. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Michigan Certificate in Art Education at Grand Valley State University and completed course work for a Masters in Art Education at Western University in Kalamazoo. Upon graduating with her BFA degree Janet spent a year in Japan teaching English. She then managed a Chicago decorative art business and thereafter moved to Grand Rapids, MI. to obtain teacher certification after which she taught art in the Dowagiac Public Schools as well as the Kalamazoo Public Schools. She moved back to southeastern Michigan and worked as an Art teacher in Novi Public Schools. Most recently she taught special needs adults at the Soul Studio in West Bloomfield. She was a gifted ceramicist and Art captured her whimsical and creative spirit. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 30th at St Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston, MI. at 11:00 am with visiting directly at the Church at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Metro-Oakland, Wayne & Macomb counties (http://namimetro.org) or to Angels Place (https://www.angelsplace.com)

Posted online on October 23, 2021

Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press

Obituaries in Detroit, MI | The Detroit News

Janet Lynn Hurlbert

Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home

Janet Lynn Hurlbert

Wixom - Hurlbert, Janet Lynn recently of Wixom, MI passed away unexpectedly October 14,2021, age 50. She was the beloved daughter of Sharon and Robert Hurlbert, dear sister of Elizabeth (Dan) Bayston; aunt of Clayton and Harrison, niece of Lynn DeSmet, Patricia (Lawrence) Richards, Jeff (Gretchen) Hurlbert, Ted Hensel and many cousins; preceded in death by her Godparents: Patricia and James Hurlbert and her Aunt Linda Hensel. Janet graduated from Marion High School in Birmingham, MI. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Michigan Certificate in Art Education at Grand Valley State University and completed course work for a Masters in Art Education at Western University in Kalamazoo. Upon graduating with her BFA degree Janet spent a year in Japan teaching English. She then managed a Chicago decorative art business and thereafter moved to Grand Rapids, MI. to obtain teacher certification after which she taught art in the Dowagiac Public Schools as well as the Kalamazoo Public Schools. She moved back to southeastern Michigan and worked as an Art teacher in Novi Public Schools. Most recently she taught special needs adults at the Soul Studio in West Bloomfield. She was a gifted ceramicist and Art captured her whimsical and creative spirit. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 30th at St Daniel Catholic Church, Clarkston, MI. at 11:00 am with visiting directly at the Church at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Metro-Oakland, Wayne & Macomb counties (http://namimetro.org) or to Angels Place (https://www.angelsplace.com)

Posted online on October 23, 2021

Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press