Age 79, of Elgin, Illinois, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida. Janet was born August 17, 1934 in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of Bruce and Georgia (Betzer) Troutman. She was a member of the most Holy Trinity Luthern Church in Elgin, Illinois. She worked as a real estate agent for Hoover, Burnage and Stark, retiring after 23 years. Janet married Richard (Dick) Dow June 22, 1956. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1996. She married James (Jim) Wright February 14, 2003.
She is survived by her husband James (Jim) Wright, a son, Michael Scott (Lisa) Dow, and her stepdaughters, Tracy Heim, Phyllis (Scott) Wolff and Melody (Ed) Ahrens. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call on Tuesday January 7, 2014 from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. with a funeral service at 6:00 P.M. at the Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown, Illinois